1. Joined : Jan 2016
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    Windows 10 and Windows 7
       07 Jan 2016 #1

    How to create UEFI Install DVD?


    Hey, so I'm upgrading my mom's laptop from windows 7 to windows 10. Since my last upgrade I seem to have misplaced my USB Stick that has the UEFI Windows 10 install media on it. I do, however, have a few DVDs lying around that are large enough to make a Installation DVD. If I use the Microsoft Windows 10 Media Creation tool, will it create a UEFI Installation DVD?
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  2. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 6
    Win7 and 10
       07 Jan 2016 #2

    This might help, not specifically for Dell computers, but for the ImgBurn program and insructions on making the dvd
    Converting your Dell Windows Reinstallation DVD into a Reinstallation USB | The Unofficial Windows 10 Reinstallation Guide
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  3. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 and Windows 7
       07 Jan 2016 #3

    RKg said: View Post
    This might help, not specifically for Dell computers, but for the ImgBurn program and insructions on making the dvd
    Converting your Dell Windows Reinstallation DVD into a Reinstallation USB | The Unofficial Windows 10 Reinstallation Guide
    I think you may have misunderstood. I do not have a USB available to use right now. I want to know if creating a Installation DVD using Microsoft's Windows 10 Media Creator will create a UEFI Installation DVD.

    I know retail Windows 10 installation DVDs support UEFI installation, I want to know if I create one myself whether it will be the same or not.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2014
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       07 Jan 2016 #4

    Taji34 said: View Post
    Hey, so I'm upgrading my mom's laptop from windows 7 to windows 10. Since my last upgrade I seem to have misplaced my USB Stick that has the UEFI Windows 10 install media on it. I do, however, have a few DVDs lying around that are large enough to make a Installation DVD. If I use the Microsoft Windows 10 Media Creation tool, will it create a UEFI Installation DVD?
    The answer is YES. whether it's DVD or USB. You'd have 2 options from the boot menu to boot from, one for MBR and the other for UEFI. Make sure you set the BIOS for correct installation type. Here's an example:
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  5. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 and Windows 7
       07 Jan 2016 #5

    topgundcp said: View Post
    The answer is YES. whether it's DVD or USB. You'd have 2 options from the boot menu to boot from, one for MBR and the other for UEFI. Make sure you set the BIOS for correct installation type. Here's an example:
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    Thank you!
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  6. Joined : Sep 2016
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       18 Sep 2016 #6

    ok so after much reading in many different posts I have a dell p207 and I do not have the option in my uefi bios to boot to said usb created with rufus and my AIO windows 10 , there is no cd / dvd rom on this tablet so I need to create and install the OS to the HDD from a different comp, can any one direct me as to how I would go about this please ?
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  7. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,449
    Windows10
       18 Sep 2016 #7

    Sam I am said: View Post
    ok so after much reading in many different posts I have a dell p207 and I do not have the option in my uefi bios to boot to said usb created with rufus and my AIO windows 10 , there is no cd / dvd rom on this tablet so I need to create and install the OS to the HDD from a different comp, can any one direct me as to how I would go about this please ?
    There must be a way to boot from a usb drive - that is fundamental to any windows device that does not have an optical drive.
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  8. Joined : Sep 2016
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       18 Sep 2016 #8

    Yes one would think so , I have been beating my head against the wall with this problem. I have checked the Dell website and they refer to a recovery IMG or iso etc. They also mention select odd device to boot but that option is not available, so I guess I'm going to have to create partitions and set the primary to install the OS?
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