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  1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10
       22 Jul 2016 #11

    alphanumeric said: View Post
    No, the BIOs is either UEFI or its legacy, flashing it won't change that. If it is UEFI, it needs to be setup correctly to do a UEFI install.
    USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10
    Windows 10 - Clean Install
    For the USB flash drive I used option three.
    As for the W10 install, the only thing I didn't do is to select unallocated space as the target.

    Any comments on that?
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  2. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,142
    W10Prox64
       22 Jul 2016 #12

    Cyberz said: View Post
    For the USB flash drive I used option three.
    As for the W10 install, the only thing I didn't do is to select unallocated space as the target.

    Any comments on that?
    Option #3 gives you a Legacy install (no secure boot and no UEFI). A UEFI installation would show Windows Boot Manager as the boot device (not your SSD).

    If you're trying to start from scratch, boot to the USB drive, select custom install, delete all partitions until you have a completely unallocated drive, then install W10 to it.
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  3. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,197
    Windows 10 IoT
       23 Jul 2016 #13

    I use option 2 here, http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...e-windows.html to create my install thumb drives. Works for Windows 7, 8/8.1, and 10. It also works with legacy and UEFI.
    On my laptop I get two entries for that one thumb drive, "UEFI Kingston Datatraveller" and just "Kingston Datatraveller". If I select the UEFI entry I get a UEFI install, select the other one and I get a legacy install. I don't ever turn secure boot off. You only have to do that if your installing Windows 7 or some other OS like Linux.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10
       23 Jul 2016 #14

    Did another fresh install, this time the UEFI one.
    So far, everything looks good.
    I'm gonna check for two more days and if everything keeps smooth I'm gonna mark it as solved.
    Nevertheless thanks all you guys for your inputs :-)
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  5. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,142
    W10Prox64
       23 Jul 2016 #15

    Cyberz said: View Post
    Did another fresh install, this time the UEFI one.
    So far, everything looks good.
    I'm gonna check for two more days and if everything keeps smooth I'm gonna mark it as solved.
    Nevertheless thanks all you guys for your inputs :-)
    Cheers!
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