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Windows 7: Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create

13 Jul 2011   #170
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Guys

I thought I would update my universal usb stick to a universal sp1 usb but cant seem to get it to work.Does the ei.cfg remover work ok on sp1 isos from technet as mine says it removed but when i run the usb only one version is available.

Thanks

Danny


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13 Jul 2011   #171
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Danny.


You would be better off extracting the ISO and re-naming the ei.cfg file to ei.cfg.old and then re-creating the ISO, it's very easy, some have had issues with that tool.

One thing though to make it easier, don't extract the ISO to the desktop, use 7-Zip to create a file to do the extract to, you'll see the option when selecting where to extract to in 7-Zip.

Have a look at these tutorial linked below.

How to create a Windows Vista / 7 installation disc using ImgBurn

ISO - Disk Image File : Extract to the Desktop

ImgBurn Free ISO Burning Software

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13 Jul 2011   #172
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks BFK will have a go at this tonight.

Ive got both the win7 HP and win7 HP sp1 Isos on the machine already and have been at this all day.Neither will now create a Universal usb or dvd using the ei.cfg removal tool but I did it before because I have a Universal dvd without Sp1, so not sure what the problem is with that tool.
Have to pop out on an errand so will have a bash when I get back and let you know how it goes

Thanks For Your Help

Danny
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13 Jul 2011   #173
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

My pleasure Danny, be sure to keep me informed.
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13 Jul 2011   #174
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hi BFK

Im struggling to create the iso using imgburn. Never used it before is there a Tut anywhere for creating the Iso rather than stright to a dvd as I want it on my usb eventually.

Thanks

Danny
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13 Jul 2011   #175
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Here you go mate, use this instead of the "to disk" method.

How to create a Windows Vista / 7 installation disc using ImgBurn

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Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-iso.jpg


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13 Jul 2011   #176
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Sorry if im missing something here BFK

I add the source,add the destination press go and get "you havent told me to make the disk bootable" dont want to make a disk lol

Danny

EDIT sorry im making this harder than it is creating iso now lol

Argg no im not still getting the above message so I tick the box for bootable but what other options do I need to select.

Sorry
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13 Jul 2011   #177
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ok mate got it in the end all done and on my USB

Thanks again BFK

Danny
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13 Jul 2011   #178
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Good to see you got it sorted Danny .
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20 Sep 2011   #179
Sakura33

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hi All,

I'm new here and I discovered this tutorial from a Google search. I've been trying for the last couple of days to create a working AIO Universal Disc with both x86 and x64 versions. So far, I haven't had any luck though. I believe I'm following the procedure here precisely, but all 3 discs I've made only have a single installation available. And I've confirmed that ei.cfg does not exist in the folders of the extracted ISO images.

I'm attaching the the information I receive when using Imagex to check the info of the source.wim file. If anyone might have some tips about what I'm doing wrong, I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks so much.


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