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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2010, 02:56:12 PM »
It happens a lot that when you inform people that you cannot, because of policy, tell them what they wish for, they accuse you of being lazy or ignorant.

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I never said that my copy was illegal.

Gotta love that.

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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #16 on: September 23, 2010, 03:12:35 PM »
Quote of the Month Nominee....
   
 
" Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. "

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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #17 on: September 23, 2010, 03:40:55 PM »
It started with a query
about a bootable USB
his query seemed quite simple
and really plain as can be
but it soon became apparent
things wouldn't go his way
when it was quickly noted
he didn't have the DVD.
The conversation turned thusly
to a question of the legal.
Salmon asked the question
"where did you get the ISO?"
he quickly got defensive,assertive and rather brash
"I have the freaking ISO, what must I rehash?"
The rules they were then quoted,
but that came short of a slam dunk.
instead he turned and noted that
he was being quizzed by a high school punk
He said that it was we who were lazy and rude
and yet in a converse twist, he had the attitude.

yes. It hardly meets very many rules for poems. Oh well. I never claimed to be a poet.

I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #18 on: September 23, 2010, 03:46:29 PM »
It started with a query
about a bootable USB
his query seemed quite simple
and really plain as can be
but it soon became apparent
things wouldn't go his way
when it was quickly noted
he didn't have the DVD.
The conversation turned thusly
to a question of the legal.
Salmon asked the question
"where did you get the ISO?"
he quickly got defensive,assertive and rather brash
"I have the freaking ISO, what must I rehash?"
The rules they were then quoted,
but that came short of a slam dunk.
instead he turned and noted that
he was being quizzed by a high school punk
He said that it was we who were lazy and rude
and yet in a converse twist, he had the attitude.

yes. It hardly meets very many rules for poems. Oh well. I never claimed to be a poet.


bored?  ;D

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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2010, 03:46:30 PM »
I can't believe you're moving from soliliquies to poetry...

This will definitely be good...
   
 
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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2010, 03:49:19 PM »
I would have been perfectly happy to tell him how to put an Ubuntu ISO onto a pen drive and make it bootable. Or OpenSolaris. But there you go.

At one point, he complained that he was being "integrated", and just now I saw he edited it to "interagated".




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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #21 on: September 23, 2010, 03:52:07 PM »
Likewise...
However i resist helping those that refuse to help themselves...
   
 
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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #22 on: September 23, 2010, 04:31:12 PM »
Should we hold a memorial?  ;D

If we do, somehow the Jolly Roger flag needs to be a part of it.

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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #23 on: September 23, 2010, 08:30:14 PM »
If we do, somehow the Jolly Roger flag needs to be a part of it.

Agreed....
   
 
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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #24 on: September 28, 2010, 02:42:16 PM »
So is it?


So we know he killed himself for being caught out right?  :)

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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #25 on: September 29, 2010, 09:20:20 AM »
What if I asked how to install windows from a flash drive? You think I would get a helpful answer? I've got about ten windows isos ranging from windows xp to server 2008 r2 (even a win 3.11 install set). Plus some isos for Linux, Symantec, and Bosch. All of them are legal, too. I'm pretty sure I would get drilled by a few members about whether or not they're legal and maybe refused help by them after a good explanation..
I'm very against piracy, but I'm not a piracy cop. If someone asks for help, I'll help them. If they say they have pirated software, I won't help them, but I'm not going to drill them to find out. Is that so hard to do?

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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #26 on: September 29, 2010, 10:54:15 AM »
I'm not going to drill them to find out. Is that so hard to do?

You appear to be advocating a kind of "don't ask, don't tell" attitude to this type of question. People who have legally obtained Windows install disk ISO images tend to be developer/IT pro type people who mostly know how to use them. We aren't just talking to the OP, but to every casual visitor who surfs in here. CH is indexed on Google. I guess attitudes differ. You have yours, I have mine.



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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #27 on: September 29, 2010, 11:00:11 AM »
The only issue is he used the keyword "Microsoft", Dun dun daaa ... everyone sooo wants to pirate that because who would want to pay for that monoploy forced on ya? So even if he has a legal copy thousands of others would google away. Should of said MacOS or linux then he would of been helped, lol!  ;D

MSDN subscription also uses ISOs, like Salmon said most will know how to use them.
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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #28 on: September 29, 2010, 11:19:57 AM »
You can buy ISOs from the Microsoft Store and put them on a pen drive. They tell you how to do it. And supply the tool you need.

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When you choose to download most software from the Microsoft Store, you have the option of using Download Manager or downloading from your browser. However, when you purchase Microsoft Windows 7 from Microsoft Store, you have an additional choice to make: whether to download a collection of compressed files or to download an ISO file. An ISO file combines all the Windows 7 installation files into a single uncompressed file.

If you choose to download an ISO file (so that you can create a bootable file from a DVD or USB flash drive), copy your Windows 7 ISO file onto your media and, run the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. After you do this, you can install Windows 7 onto your computer directly from the USB flash drive or DVD.

Note: When you download the ISO file, you must copy the file onto a USB flash drive or a DVD to install Windows 7. When you're ready to install Windows 7, insert the USB flash drive into your USB port or insert your DVD into your DVD drive, and then run Setup.exe from the root folder on the drive.



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Re: Can you install windows 7 from a flash drive?
« Reply #29 on: September 29, 2010, 03:31:19 PM »
monoploy forced on ya?

How is it forced on anybody?
I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.