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Windows 8 won't boot, try to reset asks fr windows 8 media

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    Posts : 3
    Windows 7


    Edit: Supposedly Windows 7 x64 will boot from a GPT partition but I wasn't able to get the system to install on the pre-existing GPT partitions.

    More info:
    Windows and GPT FAQ
    Last edited by ianderson; 16 Feb 2014 at 19:37. Reason: Fix wrong info

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  2. #22


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by ianderson View Post
    Edit: Supposedly Windows 7 x64 will boot from a GPT partition but I wasn't able to get the system to install on the pre-existing GPT partitions.

    More info:
    Windows and GPT FAQ
    Post 18.

    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    On a ASUS the only UEFI/BIOS firmware setting that needs to be reset is Secure Boot to DISABLED.

    1) Downgrade to Windows 7.
    Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
    Warning you must have the UEFI/BIOS firmware setting in Step Three set.

    Make sure you read the NOTE at Step three.

    2) If Using a USB Pen drive on a PC with a UEFI BIOS.
    USB Pen drive need to be formatted to FAT32 as in
    UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
    Take note of Step 11 for Windows 7.
    Also you will need to use a USB 2.0 port, as there are no USB 3.0 drivers in Windows 7.


    You will need to buy Windows 7.
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