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Is it okay to use case's USB to install OS?

post #1 of 7
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What the difference between the USB on the case compared to the mobos?? Can I use it to install windows from a flash drive?
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post #2 of 7
Not much difference that I'm aware of. The ports on the actual motherboard instead of the header may be slightly faster but I doubt it. And yes it is possible to install Windows that way, I've done it before.
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post #3 of 7
It shouldn't make a difference
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post #4 of 7
No problems. Just convert your ISO/dvd version to a bootable USB one. I use this to convert.
Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
    
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post #5 of 7
Ease of access is the only difference. The front ports on your case are connected to your motherboard by a cable running inside the case
    
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post #6 of 7
There is no difference, you may experience slower transfer rates because some board still use USB 1.0 for the front panel. And yes it is possible to intall W7 from a USB, its actually faster, my DVD drive transfers at 4 MBs/s and my USB at 20 MB/s
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thats great, I dread using the usb at the back.
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