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How do I load windows 7 on my netbook from a USB key? Failing on CD/DVD Driver

How do I load windows 7 on my netbook from a USB key? Failing on CD/DVD Driver

I'm trying to load windows 7 on my brand new Acer Aspire One netbook. I made my USB key bootable etc. and windows begins to load from it. During the first stage of the install, it stops and says it can't find a required CD/DVD driver, there isn't one on the machine. The bios shows an IDE CD, but i can't disable it. I'm not sure what driver it's looking for or why, but i can't get past it.

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Guest [Entry]

"I just looked at several guides describing the process and none make any reference to changing the installation files (to redirect it to a USB stick) or changing any settings (except booting from USB).

Therefore I'd go with ifferte's suggestion and either download it again unless you are sure the image worked on another pc. In that case I would reformat the USB stick and try the copying of the files again.

Check this guide from MaximumPC just to be sure"
Guest [Entry]

Have you tried extracting the contents of the iso to the flash drive?