Real problem installing Windows 7 -

#1
Hi,

I recently purcchased an OEM version of Windows 7 Ultimate for my desktop. I did a complete erase of my computer and set the boot for the DVD-ROM. It did not recognize there is a DVD in it for some reason. I checked the Windows DVD and it works fine on my laptop so this is not the problem. I then thought there is probably a problem with the DVD-ROM and embarked on the process to make a Bootable USB drive - and set the boot to the USB drive....then got the famous error ....

File: \boot\BCD
Status: 0x000000f

Can an yone clever tell me what did I do wrong ?
 


Saltgrass

Excellent Member
Microsoft Community Contributor
#2
How did you erase your computer?

Is the DVD drive set first in the Boot list?

What procedure did you use to make the bootable flash drive?
 


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