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#26 maanu


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Posted 02 May 2011 - 05:09 PM

it wont work on xp .
yes u can use xp to edit win7 img.

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 05:18 PM

it wont work on xp .
yes u can use xp to edit win7 img.

Ok, I will try to use Win XP to patch Win 7.


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Posted 02 May 2011 - 05:42 PM

Thank you very much cdob for the nice batch :dubbio:

Worked perfectly on restored Win7_64 SP1 image to USB hard drive.


#29 motah33



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Posted 22 October 2011 - 12:02 AM

It doesn't work for me - gets to the 'Starting Windows' bit and the graphics logo appears. It then sits here for a while and the USB drive is silent. It then reboots. Non SP1 works.

#30 cdob


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Posted 22 October 2011 - 04:59 PM

Non SP1 works.

I'm using a Dell Precision 690 1333MHz FSB, 2 x Dual-Core Intel Xeon 5150 2.66MHz, Quad-Channel 6GB 667MHz DDR FBDIMM, 256MB nVidia Quadro FX3500, a WD 640GB 7200rpm Caviar Black SATAII

Help, it's a Dell. That's asking for trouble at USB boot.

Read posts #14 and #16 again http://reboot.pro/14...post__p__127595
Registry settings are documented in Windows Embedded Standard 7
And Windows Embedded distribute special USB drivers.

And read http://reboot.pro/68...post__p__137988

Windows 7 gold USB drivers works at almost all machines, except some strange ones.
Windows 7 SP1 USB drivers works at almost all machines, except some more strange ones.
Windows Embedded Standard 7 USB and Windows 8 USB drivers works at more machines.

Try Windows Embedded Standard 7 USB drivers.

I wonder about a Dell machine with preinstalled Windows 8. Let's wait and see.

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 05:11 PM

Some more details about motah33 issues are here:


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