Windows 7 UEFI/EFI mode BIOS

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  1. IONx64

    IONx64 New Member

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    Hello friends,

    I need your help in UEFI mode bios.

    I had trouble installing a windows 7 x64 on lenovo z7500 laptop, it was UEFI firmware.

    I can't install windows by that mode. should i create bootable media for UEFI bios and how?

    Can u help me how use that new system of UEFI correctly?

    I have no experience about it.

    your help is be big help for me.

    thanks in advanced.
     
  2. ussnorway

    ussnorway Windows Forum Team
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    In simple terms there is legacy mode which is windows xp, vista or 7 and various Linux… these use the old master boot record (MBR) file system. The free windows 7 boot tool can make these.

    Modern systems are windows 8 and above which use the (gpt) system which has several advantages with large files and multi-stream transfers but windows 7 won’t be able to make use of most of it.

    Windows 7 is compatible (that is, it will install & boot up) with both systems and if you have a blank hdd then use what ever one you like but they are not interchangeable so if you already have a gpt partition then that locks out making a mbr on that drive and vise versa.

    To make a gpt compatible boot you need a modern tool and I personally recommend Rufus (http://rufus.akeo.ie/) but there are others.
     
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    thank u for support.
     

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