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  1. #1

    0x101-0x20017


    Hi all, i just encountered this error as title when trying to clean install win8.1 pro vl downloaded from the repository thread
    I've burn the iso using usb dvd tool to a usb drive. Formatted to win8 pro and instantly install from either within win8 using setup or boot from usb, all i got is the blue screen sad smiley face... :-/
    Things i've tried
    1. Disable windows firewall
    2. Disable windows defender

    Hope you guys can provide me some professional experience. Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    I have done a clean install of Windows 8.1 and everything works fine. I did not attempt to start anything from within Windows. I booted directly via my USB flash drive and the 8.1 install worked perfectly. That tells me that something went wrong in one of the following areas:

    ISO download
    ISO to USB conversion
    USB boot issue

    Sorry, I can't be more specific. Good luck.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


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


    Quote Originally Posted by coconutxyz View Post
    Hi all, i just encountered this error as title when trying to clean install win8.1 pro vl downloaded from the repository thread
    I've burn the iso using usb dvd tool to a usb drive. Formatted to win8 pro and instantly install from either within win8 using setup or boot from usb, all i got is the blue screen sad smiley face... :-/
    Things i've tried
    1. Disable windows firewall
    2. Disable windows defender

    Hope you guys can provide me some professional experience. Thanks
    As you are using Company hardware & software have a word with the Company IT Administrator as you using the Windows 8.1 pro vl version
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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