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Windows 7: USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

14 Mar 2010   #120
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Bob,

I was starting to think that was the problem. I'll add an addition to that step for fat32. What is the storage size on the USB drive?


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15 Mar 2010   #121
bobbloke

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Hi Shawn 8GB

Regards
Bob
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15 Mar 2010   #122
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Umm, I'm not sure why it wouldn't let you format it as NTFS, but FAT32 will do just as well.
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15 Mar 2010   #123
bobbloke

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Hi Shawn everything went ok but it would not install on my Dell Inspiron 545 MT. It recognised it in boot menu as generic usb flash drive and I selected it. Now I'm thinking it is just the flash drive itself.

Regards
Bob
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24 Mar 2010   #124
bobbloke

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 
New usb flash drive

Hi Shawn I purchased a new 8GB Corsair Flash Voyager and no problems this time even formatted to NTFS.

Thanks Shawn

Bob
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24 Mar 2010   #125
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Bob. Well, at least you can still use the other one with FAT32 at boot.
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05 Apr 2010   #126
Ayoosh

Windows 7/ Windows XP/ Mac OSX Snow leopard
 
 
This wont work in XP

Hello mates i tried alot but failed to make pen drive bootable but failed. This is coz diskpart in xp doesnt recognize usb key as disk so no chance in hell thats what you got but still i found a video on the web telling how to create a bootable usb in xp

VIDEO
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06 Apr 2010   #127
jimmiller96

Win7
 
 
Bootsage flash drive builder

While Diskpart doesn't support removable drives under XP, there are applications which simplify this process. I use the freeware app BootSage as it does most of the work for me (and works under XP), but there are other apps which can further customize the flash drive.
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23 Apr 2010   #128
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

Any way to lock the USB from being written to after doing this? And would this work for the AIO image I made?
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23 Apr 2010   #129
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Michael,

You would need to have some sort of 3rd party write protection program installed on the USB stick to prevent it from being written to on any computers. Some USB sticks come with this software.

I'm afraid that I do not know what program is for a AIO image, or if it will work or not.
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