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  1. Joined : Apr 2015
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       02 Apr 2015 #11

    creating usb info


    ive tried over 10 times now. ive used rufus with the settings above and also with fat32 as shown below. ive also created the usb drive with the classic windows 7 usb boot tool from codeplex.
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  2. Joined : Nov 2013
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       02 Apr 2015 #12

    Would you like to pick ONE of your threads and explain where you are and what the problems are?

    You have 5 open at the moment.
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  3. Joined : Apr 2015
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       03 Apr 2015 #13

    adamf said: View Post
    Would you like to pick ONE of your threads and explain where you are and what the problems are?

    You have 5 open at the moment.
    this is a good thread ill refine my question on this one. i guess my main issue is im not able to install. the reason i started the others is they were slightly different questions. i thank you and wveryone for the help.
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
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       03 Apr 2015 #14

    ccatto said: View Post
    this is a good thread ill refine my question on this one. i guess my main issue is im not able to install. the reason i started the others is they were slightly different questions. i thank you and wveryone for the help.
    I was a bit confused, that is all. What happens? Where do you get to in the install?

    I see from your picture you have set rufus to UEFI - you could try creating it as mbr partition scheme as shown in point 7 here USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums perhaps if you are not able to install.

    Please update your specs also with your HP model number - that might help if someone has the same.
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  5. Joined : Apr 2015
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       03 Apr 2015 #15

    adamf said: View Post
    I was a bit confused, that is all. What happens? Where do you get to in the install?

    I see from your picture you have set rufus to UEFI - you could try creating it as mbr partition scheme as shown in point 7 here USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums perhaps if you are not able to install.

    Please update your specs also with your HP model number - that might help if someone has the same.
    Here is my model # HP Pavilion x2 K3N13UA#ABA
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
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       03 Apr 2015 #16

    If this is your machine: HP Pavilion 13-p120nr x2 PC then you have a legacy BIOS boot, not UEFI.

    HP is soooo backwards - they have the UEFI diagnostics, but that does NOT mean UEFI boot. They touted having UEFI sine 2009, but.... only some machines actually use it to boot. Most HP boxes only have the diags, which can be put on a stick.

    Rufus settings: MBR for BIOS or UEFI & NTFS should work.
    DVD install media is always my preference, no issues with UEFI/BIOS since the File System on a DVD is UDF.
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  7. Joined : Apr 2015
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       03 Apr 2015 #17

    adamf said: View Post
    I was a bit confused, that is all. What happens? Where do you get to in the install?

    I see from your picture you have set rufus to UEFI - you could try creating it as mbr partition scheme as shown in point 7 here USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums perhaps if you are not able to install.

    Please update your specs also with your HP model number - that might help if someone has the same.
    What happens when I restart is that the pc just boots to the normal Win8.1. The light on the usb drive flickers like it tries to read it but then it just goes to normal boot screens & then win8. I also tried when the pc is on going to control panel then recovery options then choosing the 3rd option restart pc and boot from usb drive when I try this way is when I get the Boot failed message.
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  8. Joined : Apr 2015
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       03 Apr 2015 #18

    Slartybart said: View Post
    If this is your machine: HP Pavilion 13-p120nr x2 PC then you have a legacy BIOS boot, not UEFI.

    HP is soooo backwards - they have the UEFI diagnostics, but that does NOT mean UEFI boot. They touted having UEFI sine 2009, but.... only some machines actually use it to boot. Most HP boxes only have the diags, which can be put on a stick.

    Rufus settings: MBR for BIOS or UEFI & NTFS should work.
    DVD install media is always my preference, no issues with UEFI/BIOS since the File System on a DVD is UDF.
    Very helpful reply. I'm going to try the middle choice 'MBR partition scheme for UEFI computer'. When I tried NTFS with 'MBR for Bios or UEFI comp' it didn't work. The tuff part is the pc has no dvd drive & I don't have a portable plug in DVD drive.
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  9. Joined : Nov 2013
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       03 Apr 2015 #19

    Did you try remaking the USB as MBR?
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  10. Joined : Apr 2015
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       03 Apr 2015 #20

    adamf said: View Post
    Did you try remaking the USB as MBR?
    Yes I tried with MBR for Bios or UEFI and NTFS.
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