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Installing 8.1 but there are only 2 options

  1. #1

    Posts : 23
    Windows 7

    Installing 8.1 but there are only 2 options

    Installing 8.1 but there are only 2 options (troubleshoot and turn off your pc)
    What should i do? At present i have windows 7.
    There is no option to install new window.

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  2. #2

    Your attempting a Clean Install of win 8.1? or a upgrade install over your win 7?
    Most win 7 installs are BIOS MBR, Win 8 wants to default install UEFI GPT. Also you can't upgrade a Win 7 32 to win 8 64
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  3. #3

    Posts : 23
    Windows 7

    i want to clean install

    I would like to do clean install and i have 7 64 bit not 32.(if that matters)
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  4. #4

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Are you booting the installation media. ?

    If so, what is it, how did you create it and any other relevant information.

    You will have to tell us what you are doing. You can't expect us to guess.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 23
    Windows 7

    i am using Rufus to make Bootable usb

    i am using Rufus to make Bootable usb.
    Made usb first in priority list in boot menu.
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