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Install Windows from USB stick instead of CD/DVD- Tuesday, 29 April 2014

A very usefull tool if your destination machine does not have a DVD drive: Windows Universal Installation Disk.

In my case I did have a DVD R/W available in my main machine - but it is running multiple VM's so i wasnt too excited to take them down. Instead I used the above link - at the time of writing I am busy installing Windows Server 2008R2 for my new SDR station on a Dell T110; using the above software and its going well thus far.

The only *issue* in ran into was changing the boot mode from UEFI to BIOS. This allowed the machine to recognise the boot loader on the USB drive.

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