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Windows 7: \EFI\BOOT\BCD Error While Booting On Windows 7 USB Installation

25 Sep 2018   #1
SweeX

Windows 10 Super Lite x64
 
 
\EFI\BOOT\BCD Error While Booting On Windows 7 USB Installation

Hi, i'm new here.
I am trying to install windows 7 on UEFI but i am getting an \EFI\BOOT\BCD Error while i boot to the USB, some times i boots, but it gets stuck at Starting Windows, some time instead, i get this error.
Is There A Way To Fix This?


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25 Sep 2018   #2
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Is that the exact wording of the error message?
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25 Sep 2018   #3
SweeX

Windows 10 Super Lite x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Is that the exact wording of the error message?
It is, and the error message or code or whatever is 0xc000000f if i was right. (Note: You have the profile picture like my diary)
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25 Sep 2018   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Welcome to the Forum.

Are you trying to install Win 8.1 64 on a Asus Vivobook Max with MB X541NA?
Is the current OS also Win 8.1 or Win 10?

For installing as UEFI:
- Boot the installation disk as UEFI, not Legacy.
- Go to install - Advanced - Delete all partitions - Create new.
It will create, at least, 3 partitions
- EFI - 100M - Fat32
- MS Reserved - 120M RAW (un formatted)
- Big NTFS
Choose the big NTFS to install on.
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25 Sep 2018   #5
SweeX

Windows 10 Super Lite x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Welcome to the Forum.

Are you trying to install Win 8.1 64 on a Asus Vivobook Max with MB X541NA?
Is the current OS also Win 8.1 or Win 10?

For installing as UEFI:
- Boot the installation disk as UEFI, not Legacy.
- Go to install - Advanced - Delete all partitions - Create new.
It will create, at least, 3 partitions
- EFI - 100M - Fat32
- MS Reserved - 120M RAW (un formatted)
- Big NTFS
Choose the big NTFS to install on.
sorry but my pc won't let me boot onto Windows 7 USB Installer
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Sep 2018   #6
SweeX

Windows 10 Super Lite x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Welcome to the Forum.

Are you trying to install Win 8.1 64 on a Asus Vivobook Max with MB X541NA?
Is the current OS also Win 8.1 or Win 10?

For installing as UEFI:
- Boot the installation disk as UEFI, not Legacy.
- Go to install - Advanced - Delete all partitions - Create new.
It will create, at least, 3 partitions
- EFI - 100M - Fat32
- MS Reserved - 120M RAW (un formatted)
- Big NTFS
Choose the big NTFS to install on.
i am dual booted with Windows 8.1 Pro x64 and Windows 10 x64 and my pc does NOT support Legacy
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25 Sep 2018   #7
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

If I understood, you have Win 8.1 and Win 10 (both EFI) and you want to install Win 7 64, correct?

Did you disabled Secure boot and Fast boot on BIOS? Win 7 isn't compatible with Secure boot.
Under Win 8.1 or Win 10, did you shrink last partition and then formatted the new partition to install Win 7?
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25 Sep 2018   #8
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

BIOS i/o security disable the sd card reader thing (it might say Lock instead of disable )


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SweeX View Post
It is, and the error message or code or whatever is 0xc000000f if i was right. (Note: You have the profile picture like my diary)
Disable Fast Boot

Enable CSM


\EFI\BOOT\BCD Error While Booting On Windows 7 USB Installation-asus-x541-.jpg



With a bit of hunting around you might able able to find drivers, except perhaps for touchscreen. In some bios you can set touch to legacy ( which will probably work).

https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/n..._X541_V2_A.pdf


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26 Sep 2018   #9
SweeX

Windows 10 Super Lite x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
If I understood, you have Win 8.1 and Win 10 (both EFI) and you want to install Win 7 64, correct?

Did you disabled Secure boot and Fast boot on BIOS? Win 7 isn't compatible with Secure boot.
Under Win 8.1 or Win 10, did you shrink last partition and then formatted the new partition to install Win 7?
i already did that. everything in bios is disabled
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26 Sep 2018   #10
SweeX

Windows 10 Super Lite x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
BIOS i/o security disable the sd card reader thing (it might say Lock instead of disable )




Disable Fast Boot

Enable CSM


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With a bit of hunting around you might able able to find drivers, except perhaps for touchscreen. In some bios you can set touch to legacy ( which will probably work).

https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/n..._X541_V2_A.pdf
there is no Launch CSM Option and i already find drivers for windows 7
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