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Windows 7: Bootable USB with Windows 7 failed to boot while upgrading from Vista

05 Mar 2014   #11

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

You can't run a 64 bit bootsect.exe from within 32 bit windows. That is why you need to use 32 bit bootsect.exe.

If you have done that and it is still not working, then the problem is not the lack of nt6 bootsector code.

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05 Mar 2014   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

From what I understand you are unable to boot from your bootable USB pen drive you created with the Microsoft Tool which can be finicky at times or most of the time :).

Try with another pen drive.

Create your bootable install USB pen drive either with Rufus or WiNToBootic

Rufus: Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way

WiNToBootic: WiNToBootic - the ultimate Windows 7/8 USB Boot Disk Maker
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 Bootable USB with Windows 7 failed to boot while upgrading from Vista

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