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Windows 7: Win7x64 UEFI-boot install hangs at "Starting Windows" on Skylake

18 Jun 2016   #11
Osprey

Windows 7/10
 
 

How to create a bootable USB flash drive to install Windows 7/8/10

This link is much better:

USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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Option Two: Use "Rufus" to create Bootable Window 10 USB for Legacy BIOS and UEFI

6. To Create Bootable UEFI USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 10 with UEFI

7. To Create Bootable USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 10 using Legacy BIOS (without UEFI)



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18 Jun 2016   #12
Jawn

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Nothing has worked so far. For what it's worth, you can't boot to NTFS when trying to install with EFI, so FAT32's my only choice.

Anyway, for now, I've allowed legacy support and it seems to be working fine. It's not exactly what I had in mind, so I'm not going to mark the topic solved just yet.

Moreover, there's another issue now, which belongs in its own thread...
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