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Trying to install win8 from a bootable usb device- Problem

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    Win8 x64

    Trying to install win8 from a bootable usb device- Problem


    Hello, I'm trying to install wi8 from a bootable usb device, i've this screen for more than 30 minutes now ..any help ?


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    it's NTFS formatted.. i set the BIOS as the following: 1st boot dev. USB-ZIP, 2nd USB-HDD, 3rd USB-CDROM
    i made it via Windows7-USB-DVD-tool

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Do you have a UEFI/BIOS firmware motherboard?
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  3. #3


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    Win8 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Do you have a UEFI/BIOS firmware motherboard?
    How to check that ?
    I'm using Gigabyte EP41-UD3L
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    Try re-making the USB drive this way:
    UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
    or
    try the DVD.
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  5. #5


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    Win8 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Try re-making the USB drive this way:
    UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
    or
    try the DVD.
    am i having a have a UEFI/BIOS firmware motherboard ?
    cuz i followed the instructions in the link and my computer freezes on this screen
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  6. #6


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    Check & test all your hardware as the BIOS is not booting.
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  7. #7


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    i checked them, they are all OK
    will this help ?
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  8. #8


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    As the Pc is booting in to Windows 7, replace the USB Pen Drive.
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