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I have a 4GB USB and it formatted to FAT32. I have the Windows 8 90 day trial saved onto the PC as an ISO file? What should I do from here?
Thank you.
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I'd use the Windows7-USB-DVD-tool smile.gif
Yes it does work with W8

https://www.dropbox.com/s/c8eg1n0hi1381fz/Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe

I'm just testing it now biggrin.gif


Edited by ACHILEE5 - 5/16/13 at 9:31am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post

I'd use the Windows7-USB-DVD-tool smile.gif
Yes it does work with W8

https://www.dropbox.com/s/c8eg1n0hi1381fz/Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe

I'm just testing it now biggrin.gif


Thank you.
I am just needing to use windows 8 to quickly run some test software and so on, then I am back to good old windows 7 wink.gif
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Quote:
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Thank you.
I am just needing to use windows 8 to quickly run some test software and so on, then I am back to good old windows 7 wink.gif

Sweet thumb.gif

I might install W8 again, hoping it plays nice with my 3D movie player this time smile.gif
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Hello, Yeah I tried this method, but I can't seem to boot from the USB on my AMD laptop. I think the BIOS needs some tweaking, because the USB does look "Bootable".
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It works here for me!
I install Windows 8 tonight on Sig-rig using that tool and a USB drive!

As the laptop boots, can you not select boot device? Or select device to boot from, from within the bios itself?

To add, I deleted Windows 8 and went back to 7 biggrin.gif
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You should also be able to mount the ISO, then copy the contents of the disc to the flash drive if you plan on installing on a GPT partition in your UEFI.
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