So I formated, checked for errors in the drive, etc. It looks a bit odd. A number of systems we have tested this with had very mixed results. This message was the only thing that the Open Source tool could do for me: We were unable to copy your files. When I enter command list volume it's there. My solution is open gparted or any partition editor and create a ms-dos partition table on the stick.
If you have any issues, be sure to check out our section below. If it doesn't show in the list I can't select it and other subsequent commands won't apply. Hope this will help anyways. I haven't seen anybody complaining against Rufus either. Mike, I don't know about the issues that the others were facing. At the the following message appeared: Files copied successfully. But, when I try to.
I've formatted and reformatted to no avail. One of them did explain how to clean the drive and stuff which I already knew how to do anyways. Then I found your article, and the solution, with the plus of a satisfying explanation of the problem. Step 5: Copy and save all the extracted content. You can download the bootsect file from. Anyway, here is what you have to do.
The problem resides in the partition table format. But I recently ran into a problem with a flash drive after connecting it to my Xbox 360 and using it to move my profile. I have a laptop whose hard drive is ruined and I want to perform a clean Windows install on a new hard drive using the Product Key found on the label on the laptop. Or is there a possibility that some sticks just won't work no matter what? It appears my memory stick had some odd partitions which is not uncommon. In a world without walls and fences, who needs Windows and Gates?! It didnt even let me install malwarebytes and it spoofed the exes of chrome and spoofed other system process names.
I looked around on the Web and found page. Everytime I had used it, Rufus had worked flawlessly whereas The Windows Tool has been known to be temperamental. I tried with diskpart, which seems to do what it is supposed to do, but to no effect. Thank heavens I found this article, just like one of the guys here said about plugging the pen drive in the xbox 360 it's true. It just won't give in.
Do you get any error message whatsoever? Anyhow, Thanks for your tips up to this stage! They don't know that if you use the drive in an Xbox 360, you need to go through these steps in order to get it to be used by another program created by them. There are a few things you might need to check first. Hi nkarl2009, Welcome to Microsoft answers! If you had analysed Rufus and found any please report and share. Ever walk around with a disc in your pocket? Common Problems No Bootable Device Detected This can be caused by a number of things. I too request you to look into this and contact us with a viable solution for us as soon as possible. I had the same problem. As many have mentioned before me, people who obtained a 64 bit copy of Win7 through Digital River cannot access the specified version of bootsect.
Any chance I missed something important? Once selected, it needs to be wiped clean, have a partition created, and then be formatted. Now, I'll try to install Win 7 on my other computer with the thumb drive. Thank you very much, my friend! The next section of the post will provide you the step-by-step guidance to rescue you from the error. The diskpart tool worked great! And it is not a rocket science to find out whether any program or utility contains deleterious material. You can read below for some more general advice as well. Then I came across this post and all the positive responses so I had to try it.
While the company no longer promotes the tool, it supports at least 7 and 8 just fine, so some might prefer to use it over the other solutions. . Login to to view your purchase history 2. How the image was captured as well will have an effect on how the final boot drive turns out, so stick to official sources where possible. If they have a solution it should be posted, if they do not then they should say flat out that what we are attempting to do is not possible. We also found that a lot of modern hardware refuses to detect the drive.
A Win 7 reinstall, is my last resort after reg fixes and uninstalls failed to allow a successful Office 2013 install. Your guide provided me with the missing link; the bootsec. If you run into problems with the Media Creation Tool when it comes to creating the bootable flash drive, you can use the following method. However, there are times when a flash drive has some quirk that prevents it from working with a particular solution, so for that reason, this article takes a look at five different methods. Say good bye to hassle filled techniques.
. Thanks For me it was my antivirus software. My issue occurred in February. Seems that I'm the only idiot who can't get it to work. Launch a command prompt with admin rights and run the diskpart tool. Let us talk about the error again. I understand where the error comes from as stated in the link but the problem is that I cannot download the bootsect.