I recently downloaded Windows7 Professional using the Academy software distribution service (it’s a collaboration between Microsoft and my university). I worked under Linux and I couldn’t make a boot-able DVD or USB-Key using the Windows 7 USB/DVD ISO tool (which I recently used and find out that it’s not working with usb-keys!!)
Even if reading some posts I couldn’t manage to get a working DVD/USB installation media; i followed the steps found here:
- Boot and Install Windows from a USB thumb drive
- How to make a windows 7 usb flash install media, from linux?
I finally get a USB media with Windows7 booting, without any “Missing operating system” or “missing NTLDR” error message. Here my steps under Ubuntu 10.04 (nb: my USB key is /dev/SDB device) Continue reading