Windows® 7 64-bit USB
What are the different issues that might occur while installing Windows 7 with USB drive?
Windows 7 is the latest operating system released by Microsoft that meets high system requirements and provides efficient performance. The main advantage of installing Windows 7 using USB drive is that you will be able to install Windows 7 quickly. You can also use this bootable USB drive on a friend’s system that does not have a DVD optical drive. This method of installation is simple and easy. Certain system requirements for installing Windows 7 with USB drive are USB Flash Drive of 4GB and Windows 7 installation files. Various issues might occur while installing Windows 7 with USB drive. Sometimes the system will not recognize the port in which the USB drive has been plugged. The other common issues that always occur in USB drives are virus attack. These portable devices are more prone to malicious attack and infect the system when plugged. Thus your system won’t be able to install Windows 7 due to virus errors.
Following are the tips to install Windows 7 using USB drive in the system:
- Tips to install
- Steps to create bootable Windows 7
- Scan the drive
Tips to install
In order to install Windows 7 using a USB flash drive, turnoff the computer, then insert the USB flash drive, and then restart it. Press any key when asked, and then follow the instructions that appear. Choose your language, other preferences, and then click 'next'. If the 'Install Windows' page does not appear, you might need to change some system settings.
Steps to create bootable Windows 7
First of all plug-in your USB flash drive to USB port and move all the content from USB drive to your system. After that, open the Command Prompt with admin rights. Then type in the following commands in the command prompt; 'DISKPART' and press 'enter', then type 'LIST DISK' command and note down the disk number of your USB flash drive. Now type all the given commands one by one; 'SELECT DISK 1', 'CLEAN', 'CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY', 'SELECT PARTITION 1', 'ACTIVE', 'FORMAT', 'FS=NTFS', 'ASSIGN', 'EXIT'. Now minimize the command prompt. Then insert the Windows 7 DVD into the optical drive. Then type 'D: CD BOOT' in command prompt and hit 'enter'. You need to type 'BOOTSECT.EXE /NT60 H:' so that you could update the USB drive with the BOOTMGR compatible code. Now copy the content of Windows 7 to USB drive. You need to change the boot priority at the BIOS to USB from the HDD or CD ROM drive.
It is necessary to scan the USB drive before installing Windows 7 using it. The USB devices could be easily attacked by viruses and malware. Using such devices will infect the system badly. Therefore scan the device using a powerful antivirus tool. This will protect the system from harmful virus.
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