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i want windows 7!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i cant get w7 to load from usb drive. iv disabled secure boot and enabled legacy boot. wtf do i still need? it loaded when i did the start up manual but it wouldn't go past the windows loading symbol on start up. what do i still need to do to get this piece of crap off of my new laptop. i will deal with drivers after i learn how to get 8 off
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  1. You may have a corrupt file. It's a very big file to download, and sometimes big files get corrupted. Next, make sure it is a bootable flashdrive. I'm sure you did that one already, right?
  2. adimeister said:
    You may have a corrupt file. It's a very big file to download, and sometimes big files get corrupted. Next, make sure it is a bootable flashdrive. I'm sure you did that one already, right?


    iv used this drive to load w7 many times before and iv never had a problem with it till now
  3. Well maybe the flash drive itself got corrupted? Just try to format it again. It might work. I don't know how much write cycles it takes before it gets corrupted, I'm sure it should take forever..
  4. adimeister said:
    Well maybe the flash drive itself got corrupted? Just try to format it again. It might work. I don't know how much write cycles it takes before it gets corrupted, I'm sure it should take forever..


    well its 16gb and that should take years, though i did use it for the 360 and it has been formatted a few times....maybe a lot lulz
  5. Well, formatting it a lot reduces its life span. Try formatting it again. lol
  6. adimeister said:
    Well, formatting it a lot reduces its life span. Try formatting it again. lol


    well does reading from the drive wear it out? other wise it shouldnt effect it
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    Yes it also wear it out thru the read and write cycles, but I believe it gets a lot of wear when you format it.
  8. adimeister said:
    Yes it also wear it out thru the read and write cycles, but I believe it gets a lot of wear when you format it.


    well im saying fuck it. there are some nice parts about 8 that i like but its gonna take some time to get used to it. which i didnt want to do
  9. hahaha Why not try downloading another win7 file? It's free in their website, the 2nd pack.
  10. well i just tried using it on my new ssd for my desktop and it worked just fine so its definite the laptop its self. i also had trouble using even the recovery drive today on another windows 8 laptop to install the OS on a ssd. i thought it wouldn't take as long as cloning. boy was i wrong cause it took longer to find out that it wouldnt work than to clone. should of done that from the start cause the drive was still cloning when i left and got done with in a hour. i wont beable to put it in for another month
  11. Oh damn. SOrry to heart that...
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