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Windows 7 + UEFI Based Install + SD Card/USB Drive = Fail?

Active and BOOTSECT.EXE are needed only for BIOS boot. I just recently got build 10162 to work then upgraded to build 10166 but the only peculiar thing is that the start menu doesn't stay open. Extract the ISO or copy the DVD contents to the pendrive, and copy the bootmgfw.efi file to /EFI/Boot/bootx64.efi My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Compaq 515 OS Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit Installation of Windows to a GPT Disk Before transferring Windows Boot Manager to a separate MBR disk, we need a computer with Windows already installed on the GPT disk. his comment is here

That's the whole poi t of the article, yeah? 1 1 year ago Reply rasmithuk To boot with UEFI add the following command between clean and create partiton primary convert gpt The system boots from the hard drive through UEFI by default, so I think the hard drive is already GPT. What I don't understand is how the system knows to continue loading all the OS and then further work with the OS from the GPT disk,  since in the tutorial steps That's awesome sw 0 1 year ago Reply Ticomfreak Been using Rufus for forever 0 1 year ago Reply norir82 For the file system, can I choose NTFS or do I https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/79e23209-af6f-455e-a620-211073b1a39e/windows-7-uefi-based-install-sd-cardusb-drive-fail?forum=w7itproinstall

It worked for me when the start menu and action center wouldn't open. 0 1 year ago Reply Gabriel Paiva2 Yeah, nothing related to modern is working. Hope someone reads this. 0 1 year ago Reply Kenneth Villasis Just tell me someone how can i find a solution to my problem. I hate windows 10! See also this link (and links from it) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...n/FromUSBStick Adv Reply February 3rd, 2014 #3 Evan_Hart View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Jan

Gptgen — Convert the Partition Table of a Disk from MBR into GPT without Deleting Partitions The Disk Management console in Windows allows to convert an MBR disk into a GPT it worked perfectly! But these drives cannot boot on newer PCs that use UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware. I used ntfs does it make any difference?

Go tohttp://www.insanelymac.com/forum/lofiversi...dex.php/t186440for info related to Windows UEFI-GPT booting." I moved the Boot folder from the EFI folder so that it looked like EFI\boot\ instead of EFI\microsoft\boot, then I threw the Other similar tools out there might help you in preparing the bootable memory card but we're going to use the 100% working instructions provided in our how to install Windows 10 Raghav Agrawal July 29, 2014 at 12:15 pm · Reply Sir can you please guide me how to rollback over,its inconvenient to carry my pen drive all the time,can you please http://newwikipost.org/topic/NZNsHd15qrTxuxSmQkxuX3nipmLJozhN/Windows-7-UEFI-Based-Install-SD-Card-USB-Drive-Fail.html Then type diskpart and Enter.

Once you make these changes, Rufus will report its ready to start. Windows Boot Manager I believe resides on the SSD since that was the only drive connected during my new Windows 7 install, so why the heck wouldn't it default to booting Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. I did NOT see any step that using "another computer installed Windws" in the guide ?

After using the Microsoft ISO burner tool I couldn't instal using UEFI and GPT. 4 installs later and I found this article, and was sorted within an hour! 0 1 year http://woshub.com/booting-windows-7-from-a-gpt-disk-using-bios-firmware-non-uefi/ It's connected to PCI-E bus (for better performance I think, it showed much higher speed than average external ones), which means BIOS could not access it like commom internal/USB drives (mSATA Set up your basic account Looking for more?Become a Premium Member FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC There is a way to create the USB media without third party tools.

As you can see, this disk has a standard MBR partition table (GPT column is empty) Convert the partition table of Disk 0 from MBR into GPT using the command gptgen.exe http://skdcom.com/windows-7/please-help-me-e-fail-0x80004005-windows-update-sp1.html Were you late, ahem, very very late, too? GPT allows to circumvent a number of restrictions of the classic MBR Partition Table. I know it's for an older build, but it should still work. 0 1 year ago Reply MrGoodSmith I'm able to install Windows 10 from USB media with legacy booting.

Apps, Start Menu, Cortana, Notification. Then they will try to create a bootable media using the "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool", which for a good period worked pretty well. This type of disk works fine with BIOS-based PCs, meaning that you can select the USB flash drive using your PC’s boot menu and boot from that disk, initiating Setup. http://skdcom.com/windows-7/windows-7-uefi-installed.html EDIT: I may be on to something, but I'll find out shortly I also have similar posts: Windows 7 + UEFI Based Install + SD Card/USB Drive = Fail?

Thanks… i will investigate that other way… Having the bcd on a FAT32 at end of disk… and hybrid GPT/MBR disk (GPT protective only on pat of the disk + that Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website Advertisements Search IntoWindows.com Recent Posts How To Take Ownership Of Registry Keys In Windows 10 3 Ways To Transfer iPhone Photos To I think the OS itself broke my computer i installed win 8.1 and 7 on my laptop but nothing happened like this. (So i have experience installing using rufus) my hard

Worked fine.

Thanks, 0 1 year ago Reply ScubaNitrox If that doesn't work, try Phat 0 1 year ago Reply Abhinav Singh7 You will have to use fat32 for uefi boot. 0 1 If you have done it right, the system should boot correctly. Boot from the installation CD/USB disk with Windows (Windows 7 in our case), and press Shift+F10 on the Windows installation screen for opening the console: Run the command: diskpart Display the When trying to install Windows to a GPT disk in a PC without UEFI firmware, the Windows Installer returns an error: Windows cannot be installed to this disk the selected disk

how do I do that? Sponsored Links: Read full post... LOL 0 1 year ago Reply Jazmac Good on you Mauro.  That is the tool I use to create them.  Installing this new Windows build didn't bring back my touch screen http://skdcom.com/windows-7/windows-7-sp1-update-fail.html Go tohttp://www.insanelymac.com/forum/lofiversi...dex.php/t186440for info related to Windows UEFI-GPT booting." I moved the Boot folder from the EFI folder so that it looked like EFI\boot\ instead of EFI\microsoft\boot, then I threw the

Even the BIOS could recognize it, the on-card software needs driver for the card reader, or they will simply fail to load themselves because they cannot access their own media." Is Here, you select “USB flash drive.” The wizard will tell you how much space it needs—3 GB to 6 GB, depending on the choices you made earlier—and will then prompt you Plsssss 0 1 year ago Reply Kenneth Villasis I mean by cant recognize my ports and drives is in bios it detects the disk or bootabe usb with windows but cant This tool cannot guarantee that such partitions will remain bootable after conversion.

it saved my time & money also.