Windows 7 Upgrade Bootable DVD Guide (Having Issues?)

I decided to compile a fast way to get your Windows 7 into a bootable DVD without having to convert it into an ISO. The processor is very speedy, and does not require the compiling of files into an Iso format. As we all know Microsoft has given us a utility for creating an Iso file, however people report it takes a very very long time. This is how I did it.

This guide is for people using the Student upgrade version, consisting of
Setup1.box Setup2.box, and Win7-P-Retail-en-us-x64


Step 1, Download the Box files and exe via the probably download manager given to you in your mail. From here run the Setup named Win7-P-Retain-en-Us-x86/orx64



Step 2 Insure the file is completely extracted unto the Desktop: Size should be 3.01gb



Step X Run the setup to run an Inplace install if you want (or can), or if you want to make a bootable read on


Step 3: If you receive this error: Please follow to Error Correction 1a
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v502/Crimsony/Tutorial/Tutorial4.jpg


Step 4: Google "ImgBurn"


Step 5: Enter ImgBurn's website and go to the download tab.


Step 6: Select your Mirror and Download


Step 7: Run the downloaded Setup (SetupImgBurn_2.5.0.0)


Step 8: Installing ImgBurn


Step 9: Finished Installing ImgBurn
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    Step 10: Run ImgBurn application


    Step 11: Click on "Write Files/Folder to Disc"


    Step 12: Drag Files inside extendedsetup folder to the Appropriate ImgBurn File box. See picture.


    Step 13: Confirm folders/files in ImbgBurn's file box.


    Step 14: Make your way to the tabs on the right of the ImgBurn window, and select "Advanced" tab.


    Step 15: From the advanced tabs, go to Bootable Disc.


    Step 16: Check the "Make image bootable" option.


    Step 17:Open file box to choose the bootable DDOS application.


    Step 18: Navigate to your Desktop from here, then to extendedsetup, and finally boot folder.




  2. Step 19: Select "etsboot" (Ms Dos), click Open.


    Step 20: Select Write files to Disc and wait. Your done making your bootable Windows 7 DVD



    Error Correction 1a.

    Step 1a: Navigate to your User folder. Right click Desktop and go to properties.


    Step 2a: Uncheck "Read Only". Hit apply.


    Step 3a: Ensure the showed options are checked then hit Ok.


    Step 4a: Wait for windows to finish applying the settings.


    Step 5a: Rerun the extraction setup: Win7-P-Retain-en-Us-x86/orx64.
    NOTICE: If the error appears again, it is fine. Check the Folder size, if it is 3.01gb then proceed on and ignore the error. This error correction is to avoid the files from being deleted by Window's due to lack or rights after the setup is finished....



  3. okay so everything work BUT when i click


    i have this error message >



    so what do i choose?
  4. Quote:


    If you made sure to use ImgBurn settings to do a Bootable DVD drive, then hit yes.
  5. thx AsAnAtheist

    ill made it using UDF setting,

    ill let you know if i can use that dvd to boot on a virgin computer! :hello: :kaola:

    and thx again!
  6. So far, seem to work! :bounce: :wahoo:
  7. So, ive try both ways, and i can run the install from windows but cant boot from disk "error code 5"..

    let you know when i make it work
  8. IVE FOUND IT! simple you make an iso and ive test it it work to boot from disk

    1. Download this tool :

    http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/general-discussion/32382d1256189124-make-bootable-iso-student-d-l-oscdimg.zip

    2. Unzip and move oscdimg.exe to your System32 directory (likely to be C:\Windows\System32)

    3. Open an elevated command prompt.

    In Vista you do this by typing 'cmd' into your 'Start Menu' and hitting ctrl+shift+enter.

    In XP, just type 'cmd' into the Run dialogue (Windows Key+R or from your Start Menu).

    In win7 RC go in start search "cmd", right "click run as admin"

    4. Type (or copy and paste(with right click in cmd window))
    the following into your command prompt (this will vary a little, depending on where you've put your expandedSetup folder):


    oscdimg.exe -u2 -b"C:\expandedSetup\boot\etfsboot.com" -h "C:\expandedSetup" C:\WIN7.ISO

    5. Ta'da! You've got a burnable ISO!

    6 use imgburn click make an iso, add the iso thats been create "WIN7.ISO"

    7 burn enjoy

    ill add later all the images

    its test and it work!

    honor goes to Sebastian Anthony from

    http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/10/22/how-to-make-a-dvd-of-that-student-only-windows-7/

    where you can find the same process, except Ive relink the working download tool !
  9. Quote:
    IVE FOUND IT! simple you make an iso and ive test it it work to boot from disk

    1. Download this tool :

    http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/general-discussion/32382d1256189124-make-bootable-iso-student-d-l-oscdimg.zip

    2. Unzip and move oscdimg.exe to your System32 directory (likely to be C:\Windows\System32)

    3. Open an elevated command prompt.

    In Vista you do this by typing 'cmd' into your 'Start Menu' and hitting ctrl+shift+enter.

    In XP, just type 'cmd' into the Run dialogue (Windows Key+R or from your Start Menu).

    In win7 RC go in start search "cmd", right "click run as admin"

    4. Type (or copy and paste(with right click in cmd window))
    the following into your command prompt (this will vary a little, depending on where you've put your expandedSetup folder):


    oscdimg.exe -u2 -b"C:\expandedSetup\boot\etfsboot.com" -h "C:\expandedSetup" C:\WIN7.ISO

    5. Ta'da! You've got a burnable ISO!

    6 use imgburn click make an iso, add the iso thats been create "WIN7.ISO"

    7 burn enjoy

    ill add later all the images

    its test and it work!

    honor goes to Sebastian Anthony from

    http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/10/22/how-to-make-a-dvd-of-that-student-only-windows-7/

    where you can find the same process, except Ive relink the working download tool !



    This will work, however takes much longer than my method. My method bypasses creating the iso saving you an hour or hours.

    "I decided to compile a fast way to get your Windows 7 into a bootable DVD without having to convert it into an ISO. The processor is very speedy, and does not require the compiling of files into an Iso format. As we all know Microsoft has given us a utility for creating an Iso file, however people report it takes a very very long time. This is how I did it. "
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