Windows 10: Impossible to install Win 7, 10 on Medion with eMMC drive Solved

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  1.    18 Jan 2017 #11

    Another suggestion would be to convert the standard Windows 10 installation USB flash drive to Kyhi's recovery tools and try running Windows setup from there. See my quote in the middle of the OP in this thread:
    Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk
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       18 Jan 2017 #12

    Good evening all

    I could find a drawer with a free Sata hard drive bay, i inserted a brand new slim 500GB inside and installed win 10 32 on it, but now my problem is to be able to clone it to the eMMC drive and to fix the boot , that is the challenge.
    Because the owner of that computer is financially unable to pay for a hard drive ... and that is my fault to delete de recovery partition, i could not figure it has been such memory card only in this machine.

    I will keep you informed. thank you again for all your comments
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  3.    18 Jan 2017 #13

    If you create a bootable drive of Kyhi's recovery tools you can use Macrium Reflect to clone the drive to eMMC memory and Macrium Reflect also has a fix Winodws startup problems utility that you can use to fix the booting if needed.
    Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk
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    Windows 7, 10, linux Xubuntu
    Thread Starter
       19 Jan 2017 #14

    Hello all

    Thank you NavyLCDR et kyhi for this excellent rescue DVD, i will tidy my old Gandalf PE 10 after that. very complete.

    Then i followed your idea, i resized the original partitions on the hard drive to fit in a eMMC, i cloned to it using macrium, and fixed the boot of the eMMC but no luck it is still invisible as bootable device, even changing the bios to eufi/legacy, CSM .. hitting F6 it still does not appears in the boot menu.

    I am sure it is very close to be fine, but something still blocking.

    I can add that the win 10 has been installed as legacy partition
    Last edited by DumperZ; 19 Jan 2017 at 06:43.
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  5. Posts : 7
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    Thread Starter
       19 Jan 2017 #15

    Ok it is done, i will try to be clear it is not simple.

    This eMMC is UEFI only then GPT only, no mbr boot accepted, then i learnt that the Windows 10 DVD architecture needs to match the one of the computer to be UEFI bootable, in this case universal 32 bits universal does not apply.
    Then i downloaded a 64 bit version of windows 10 and could force it to launch as UEFI then the eMMC has been accepted without any settings and after the reboot, everything was fine. No need any clones or something.

    Thank you all for your help
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