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Windows 7: Create And Install Win7 From USB Drive

01 Jan 2014   #1

7/32 & 64 bit, 10/32 & 64 bit
Create And Install Win7 From USB Drive

Hello, I just purchased a HTPC that has no DVD drive and came installed with Ubuntu OS and I want to install Windows 7 as the OS. I purchased Windows 7 but its DVD's so I need to somehow make a ISO from the DVD and then make a bootable USB Drive. Anyone have any experience doing this? Thanks!

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01 Jan 2014   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

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01 Jan 2014   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
That is a very complicated way to do it. This is what I do and it's easy.

You can create a bootable USB Flash drive (4GB or larger) to install Windows 7 from.
  1. Download and run Universal USB Installer Easy as 1 2 3
  2. Select Windows 7 from the first drop down list, all the way to the bottom
  3. Select the Windows 7 iso file
  4. Select your USB flash drive
  5. Click Create

In 10-15 minutes you have a flash drive you can use to install Windows 7 from.
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01 Jan 2014   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

And just use your new Windows 7 dvd to make the iso from.

Use ImgBurn from the link provided in post#2
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