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Installing Win7 from a USB stick error

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December 27, 2011 12:50:31 PM

Hello guys I have a question regarding installation of Win 7 via USB stick.
My mobo is an Asus P8Z68-V Pro Gen 3 now I can successfully start a Win 7 install but when it gets to the point where it needs to load the drivers for my hard drive it gives me an error telling me that a device driver is missing.

I can only imagine it is the driver for my motherboards SATA controllers because when I run the install off a CD it detects my hard drives but when I do it from my USB 3 stick (on the front panel of my case) it tells me it can't find my hard drive.

Does anyone know how to insert the correct drivers into my USB stick? Does anyone know what drivers I need?

Thanks!
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a b $ Windows 7
December 27, 2011 1:08:05 PM

Don't use it in the USB3 port.
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December 27, 2011 1:09:30 PM

What Windows do u have? x64bit?
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December 28, 2011 7:54:46 AM

nikorr said:
Don't use it in the USB3 port.


I just wanted to say. THANK YOU!. I've been troubleshooting this for 5 hours (Did everything from new flashes of the image, downloaded a whole new image, played around with BIOS SATA settings...you name it).

Ofcourse, even though USB 3.0 is supposed to be backwards compatible to 2.0, this does not seem to be the case when trying to install windows through USB.

JESUS...

anyway, you are a savior! :o 
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December 28, 2011 7:56:15 AM

You're Welcome. I have Asus P8Z68-V, so I know what it was : )
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