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HP Envy 17, Win 8.1 and Win7 dual boot.

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    Win 8.1 X64

    HP Envy 17, Win 8.1 and Win7 dual boot.


    look like im not the only one trying to do this.
    i get as far as " a driver is needed to continue installation" not found, make sure its on the right media.
    heres is what i got done on my own..

    1- BIOS setting "legacy" and UEFI" boot from USB.
    2-F9 to choose boot order.. selected USB device
    3-instalation starts ok for WIN7
    4-a driver is needed to continue, and i have no clue what it is..some one pointed me to .f6flpy-x64 because its an HP Envy...
    5- driver not found / wrong driver..
    6-shut down restart.......................

    my DVD is WIndows 7 ultimate X32, X64..

    thank for at least looking
    Ive been on HP site for 3 days , not much help there.
    i ll be glad to add as many screen shots you need..
    Mitch

    UPDATE: no matter what i cant boot form my USB /UEFI/WIN7 pen drive.seems like its not recognized or drivers for the USB chipset not installed.. Of course using the OEM DVD of win7 fails. because of the GPT style.
    At least im getting closer.
    Last edited by mitch44; 04 Apr 2014 at 14:20.

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  2. #2


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


    Quote Originally Posted by mitch44
    my DVD is WIndows 7 ultimate X32, X64..
    The above is not a Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 x64 DVD.

    Use a Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 x64 DVD.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Posts : 2
    Win 8.1 X64


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mitch44
    my DVD is WIndows 7 ultimate X32, X64..
    The above is not a Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 x64 DVD.

    Use a Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 x64 DVD.
    HOw did you get to that conclusion. this DVD is not a hack or a crack, its from my sister in law who no longer uses it..
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

HP Envy 17, Win 8.1 and Win7 dual boot.
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