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Windows 7: Install Win7 on ACER uefi machine fail

19 Mar 2018   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Install Win7 on ACER uefi machine fail

must replace broken hardisk for my desktop Acer Aspire x3470.

Change hardware, but i can't do fresh Windows 7 installation. In years lost original ACER restore disk.
Disable secure boot from BIOS, try to install OS from USB using RUFUS->GPT for EUFI, without luck.

Installation always stucks in DVD/USB initial boot sequence :

now reading forum posts. Can anyone point me in right direction ?

Thank you,

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20 Mar 2018   #2

Windows 7 HP 64

You must give us ALL your hardware specs.
If you have a UEFI BIOS and want to install as UEFI - GPT you must boot the installation disk as UEFI.
- Detach ALL other disks (Very important).
- Set your primary boot disk to HDD.
- During POST, launch the Boot Menu.
- There will be two options to boot the USB flash disk, Legacy and UEFI. Choose UEFI.
- Follow the tutorial. Important to delete ALL HDD partitions and then create new.
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21 Mar 2018   #3

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)

Go here to order the eRecovery media for your computer:

This will allow you to do a factory restore onto the new hard drive, which will bring your computer to out-of-the-box, new condition as far as the software is concerned.
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