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Windows 7: Windows 7 Installation Media BSOD Error 0x0000000A5

08 Dec 2018   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Windows 7 Installation Media BSOD Error 0x0000000A5


When I try to boot my Windows 7 Pro Installation usb I get a blue screen error with the following:

Photo of Error

This happens when I boot the usb in Legacy mode with secure boot disabled. I've also tried creating a UEFI version of it using Rufus however it still will not continue. Instead of getting that blue screen error it just freezes on the "Starting Windows" boot screen with a red bar at the top of the screen. I've tried disabling multiple options including TPM, OS Optimized Defaults, etc. I even tried everything over again after flashing the BIOS. I bought this laptop in the middle of August of this year which originally came with Windows 10 Home. I installed Windows 8.1 Pro on it many times on both Legacy mode and UEFI with no issues. The devices drivers are Windows 10 only so some things didn't work such as the wifi adapter and touchpad. Some people had recommended that the issue is because my hardware is too new for Windows 7 and it doesn't know how to function with it.

Here's my laptop:

Pics of my BIOS settings

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08 Dec 2018   #2

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I don't know if it works with your Intel UHD Graphics 600
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 Windows 7 Installation Media BSOD Error 0x0000000A5

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