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I want to install Windows 8 in a computer that doesn't have USB ports and wont detect CD Drives. I detached the IDE hard drive so I can install Windows with WinToUSB using a IDE/SATA USB adapter. ...
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Windows 7 USB install error

I am trying to install Windows 7 Professional x64 from a bootable USB stick. I have used the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool to create the media and used a copy of the W7 ISO from this website: ...
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creating UEFI USB Boot stick using rufus option gives errors

I am trying to install windows 7 from a USB UEFI stick that I tried to create in vain. I read other posts on creating UEFI USB Boot sticks and found Rufus the most convenient option . However , Rufus ...
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Strange hard disc install behavior with Linux

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The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt

Just purchased and downloaded a brand new copy of Windows7 (from a third party vendor, of course, as the MS Store no longer sells Win7). I also downloaded the "USB/DVD Download Tool" which is ...
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Windows 7 64 Yamaha USB digital piano driver

I am having a windows 7 install problem. I have a Yamaha MOX keyboard which has a driver/software control panel. I was having a problem with with my computer recognizing the device so i deleted the ...
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1answer
191 views

ADB can't recognize my Android phone, but Windows 7 does

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1answer
160 views

unable to boot from USB flash drive (kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS)

I've downloaded kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS .iso and tried to install it on a flash drive to install the system on my hard drive. I've tried to use usb-creator-kde 3 times and unetbootin once and each time ...
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usb-creator-kde fail to install bootable kubuntu

I want to install a bootable kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on my Kingston flash drive (1,9GB storage). I've already tried it twice so far and the flash drive didn't start from USB, although I made sure that ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool Fails For Embedded 7

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1answer
817 views

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1answer
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Windows 8 will not install on my PC via USB, but will from my Laptop. Error code: 0xC00000005

So, I got a Windows 8 Pro iso and I wiped my laptop and desktop. I used a Macbook Pro and used bootcamp assistant to create a Windows 8 USB bootable drive. When I used it on my laptop, it worked fine ...
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0answers
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Windows Installation Process Not Detecting SSD

I've recently bought a OCZ Onyx Series SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive. I also bought a Kingston 7GB pendrive and made it into a bootable Windows device. When I look int the BIOS it shows that I've got ...
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1answer
292 views

CentOS Minimal + GUI; How to ensure GUI packages are installed from USB rather than from YUM repos?

I downloaded the CentOS Minimal .iso file from CentOS' web site and then created a USB drive via some tool by Fedora, I believe. I booted up the PC and installed CentOS Minimal, it was flawless, no ...
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Experiencing periodic mouse/keyboard lockups when booting to Windows 8 installation USB, then BSOD

I'm trying to upgrade my new build from Windows 7 64 bit to Windows 8 64 bit. When I boot to the USB the mouse and keyboard cut out every 2-3 seconds for about 2 seconds. Then when I hit the install ...
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1answer
281 views

Unable to install Solaris 10 x86 on HP ProLiant DL140

I'm trying to install Solaris 10 on an HP ProLiant DL140 to use for testing (we're using an old system so we no one will mind if we accidentally brick it), but I'm running into some problems: 1) The ...
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1answer
163 views

Installed ubuntu on a usb flash drive but doesn't boot

I've installed it on a usb flash drive, before I was using FreeNAS,now wanted to switch to ubuntu server,but it doesn't boot. I've checked my Bios to see if there's anything wrong with the booting ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 is not detecting new logitech USB mouse

Yesterday, my old Microsoft IntelliMouse died. I bought a new Logitech USB mouse with a cable (no wireless) and connected it to my PC. Unfortunately, Windows 7 does not detect it. I have tried to ...
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1answer
425 views

My windows 8 recovery drive I created prompts me for “installation media” when I try to refresh/reset

I created a Windows 8 recover drive on a USB stick. I can boot from it and get to the options to refresh/reset my installation. However, after I select either option it prompts me to "insert my ...
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857 views

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I own a Lenovo Yoga 13 ultrabook and the Windows key is stored internally in the UEFI or something like that. The windows installer automatically recognizes the key during install. Here's my issue: I ...
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0answers
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Can't install win 7 off a external drive

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1answer
293 views

Installing Gentoo with precompiled kernel from USB disk

I'm new with Gentoo and I got a pretty interesting task to do. Before I start with question, I must tell you that I installed Gentoo once for now, and this installation was successfull - without any ...
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Do I need to install “WD Apps Setup.exe”?

I just bought a My Passport 2TB Western Digital USB 3.0 portable hard drive [link], do I need to install "WD Apps Setup.exe"? MORE: From checking Device Manager, my system does not appear to be USB ...
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Installing Windows 8 in UEFI mode not booting [duplicate]

Installing Windows 8 in UEFI mode using a usb is not working for me. I followed various instructions on the web on making a UEFI bootable usb, but to no avail. On my (ASUS) computer's booting menu, ...
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Driver Software, Installed ? Or Still Installing?

How do I know which one of these is true ? One message says the driver is installed, the other one says he's still installing it. Like, Huh ? The little spinning circle just keeps on, like forever.
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Can I install mobo drivers from a USB and if so how?

I want to reinstall my OS (windows 7 64 bit) but I lost my drivers for my Mobo. Is there a way to put them on a USB jump drive and install them from that after I've formatted my HDD? How can I do this ...
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2answers
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How do I install Windows XP via a USB - SATA/IDE adapter?

I have an Asus EB1007 EeeBox that doesn't have a CD drive. I removed the hard drive and connected it to my laptop and formatted it, via a USB to SATA/IDE adapter. How can I install Windows XP using ...
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1answer
332 views

Intel Desktop Board DZ77GA-70K WLAN Installation Issue

I have just built a machine using an Intel DZ77GA-70K motherboard. It comes with a Bluetooth/WLAN module that connects to a USB header on the motherboard. I have been unable to install the drivers ...
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3answers
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Asus X401a, unable to install clean copy of windows from USB Drive

I am attempting to install a clean copy of windows 7 on my Asus X401a notebook by using a USB drive to install. The notebook does not have a DVD drive, so I want to use usb. I created a windows 7 ...
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Empty MacBook Pro, no SuperDrive. How do I install Windows?

My situation is this: HDD1: Empty 180 GB SSD HDD2: Empty 500 GB HDD (instead of SuperDrive) Accessories: Windows 8 ISO 64 Gig USB stick Second computer SuperDrive in USB enclosure What I need: ...
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556 views

Are there differences between installing Linux from USB or CD?

What are the differences between the following two scenarios? copying the content of a Linux ISO file to a USB drive (with the dd command), then booting from it burning the ISO to CD, then ...
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2answers
793 views

Why UNetbootin for USB but not CD-RW? [closed]

Usually, if I want to make a bootable CD for linux (Ubuntu. Mint, Debian, whatever) I just burn the ISO to CD and then restart the machine that I intend to install linux on with that CD inside it. ...
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1answer
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Booting Win7 from flash on a machine with dual boot

I wanted to re-install Windows 7 and created a bootable USB (using command prompt I restarted my PC and selected primary boot device as USB-HDD (my BIOS also gives options USB-ZIP USB-CDROM and ...
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3answers
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Startup Disk Creator tool for Debian

I was trying to create a USB bootable in Debian to install my new system. I couldnt find any easy to use tool in Debian. I tried downloading the hybrid iso image from the Debian site and copied it to ...
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2answers
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Netbook will not boot from Windows 8 install USB stick

I have an ASUS EEE 1000HE netbook that I am attempting to install the Win 8 release preview on. I have prepared a bootable USB memory stick (4Gb) using the "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" per ...
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1answer
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3answers
331 views

Put Google Chrome, AVG on a flash drive

I often install programs on others' computers such as LibreOffice, which, when they only have a dial-up connection, takes forever to download. So instead I keep it on a flash drive and install it from ...
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1answer
443 views

Reinstall USB to Port? (Windows 7)

So I pulled out my USB mouse stick before it finished installed and now anytime I put it into that port it tells me that it cannot recognize the USB. If I use a different port then everything goes ...
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Using an Arch Linux persistent USB on mac

Ok, so i following this guide on the Arch Wiki https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installing_Arch_Linux_on_a_USB_key, and installed Arch successfully to my 16GB sandisk cruzer. Ive got 3 partitions, ...
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1answer
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How to determine whether a pen-drive is being used for the first time in a system?

Kindly give a detailed answer. Suppose I have a laptop and a pen-drive, and I insert the pen-drive into the laptop, how do I determine whether the particular pndrive is being used in the system for ...
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1answer
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Fresh windows 7 install FROM a portable HD / Passport HD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Windows 7 through USB Drive? I have a portable HD and i want to install windows 7 from it as i have no USB or cd to work with. Is this do-able? I have so far ...
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USB Virus, “Program too big to fit in memory”?

I got an installer for a piece of software via usb from a friend.Now what was weird was that although my friend and I had the same OS, same brand of laptop and I had a newer version (though I don't ...
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Manually install Google USB drivers

My SDK and AVD manager is unable to access the Google USB drivers. I believe this is a firewall issue and a proxy could work, however, I would like to avoid this route if possible. Is there a way I ...
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1answer
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Failed to find CD/DVD driver when installing Windows 7 Pro SP 1 64bit from USB flash

I just got a new desktop PC and was trying to install Windows 7 on it. Unfortunately I don't have a DVD drive in my laptop to burn a DVD image of Windows installation DVD, so I made a installation USB ...
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creating a bootable USB drive to install windows XP [duplicate]

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1answer
134 views

Running from usb installation of Windows Developer Preview (8)

i decided to install windows 8 on my PC without using DVD - i used a windows 7 usb/dvd download tool to extract windows developer preview on my usb, all works fine but after boot my USB screen is ...
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1answer
440 views

How can I install Ubuntu 11.04 via VNC on my new PC (with no keyboard or mouse)

I have downloaded the latest Ubuntu.iso and extracted it to /tmp/ubuntu/ on my laptop. In the folder isolinux there is an isolinux.cfg file. I am trying to prepare a USB stick by modifying those ...
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Install Windows Embedded Standard 7 from USB

I would like to install Windows Embedded Standard 7 on a HP thin client. I downloaded the ISO file from the MSDN Subscription site but I'm struggling to make a bootable USB disk. I tried using ...