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Thinkpad X220 clean install troubles (Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool)

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Hi all,

Apologies if this has been answered prior (I've searched through the forums for viable solutions).

I decided to format my hard drive on my Lenovo Thinkpad X220 laptop and perform a clean install of Windows.

Since my laptop lacks a CD drive, I proceeded to download a Windows 7 Professional .iso file in hopes of using it as a bootable USB tool.

Extracted the .iso file to the USB, went in BIOS and selected the USB, but to no avail.

Decided to download the Windows 7 USB/DVD tool exe with the .iso file I still had, but ended up receiving this prompt:



After a bit of googling, apparently there's a bypass to this by switching the .iso file to UDT (however the .iso file I had was already listed as UDT).

If anyone has had any experiences with this, I would love to hear your feedback or advice.
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Turns out the .iso file was corrupt.

Used another .iso file and booted with USB (Legacy priority set as first), worked like a charm.

Hope this update helps anyone experiencing similar issues.
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