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Windows 7: Boot from USB Flash disc.

03 May 2009   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x86 Build 7600
Boot from USB Flash disc.

Hey, any suggestions how to make working install if the iso is on USB flash drive? Is it somehow possible?

I am sorry but I am quite lame in that area. I have never booted from USB flash drive. Where in BIOS I can set Boot from USB?

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03 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

This tutorial is what you need. I hope this helps. I have tried it and it works fine. You may need to go to the boot order in the BIOS and set to boot from USB then set it back when you get done. Good luck.

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create[2]=General%20Tips
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03 May 2009   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x86 Build 7600

Well, thank you than. Rep+ for you
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03 May 2009   #4

Vista X64 ultimate/ 7 X64 Ultimate (7264)

11. In the elevated command prompt, type format fs=ntfs and press Enter. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: This may take a few moments to finish formatting the USB key.

You can also do

format fs=ntfs quick

if you want it to format it in a matter of seconds...

Also for some reason i can't boot from a ntfs usb drive, if you have this problem then type

format fs=fat32 quick

or no "quick" if you don't mind waiting for a couple of mins...
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