Easy Steps to Make UEFI USB Installer Windows 7, 8.1, 10

Tutorial How to Make Easy USB UEFI Windows Installer 7-8-10
Bismillah , after so long a vacuum, finally there is another opportunity to create a new article. Article I made this time is how to make a USB UEFI installer for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10 easily and quickly.
Well, what is UEFI? UEFI is a kind of latest firmware on your PC / laptop that replaces the function rather than BIOS. As BIOS, UEFI also serves to connect between the software and hardware on the computer. When the computer first starts, UEFI will check all hardware connected then the device information submitted to the operating system (OS) for further action.
Advantages compared UEFI BIOS? In general, UEFI has a security system that is better than the BIOS. Device settings and configurations are also more optimal and more important is the UEFI can support hard drives with capacities up to 2TB. BIOS is only able to handle the hard disk with a maximum capacity of 1TB for partition systems supported are MBR, whereas the GPT UEFI support system that better allocation on the hard drive.
Now this is often a headache is how to make UEFI installer for Windows, whether it's Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 on a USB flash drive. Often we make the installer but can not boot the computer / laptop is the latest release which defaults to using UEFI. Usually when faced with such a problem, then the solution is to turn Legacy Mode in the BIOS of the computer.
Legacy Mode allows regular USB installer may reboot the computer, but there are other problems found when we transform legacy BIOS to UEFI, the system hard drive partitions used. If the default computer using UEFI, it stands to reason that the system hard drive partitions using GPT (GUID Partition Table). Although USB flash drive can boot in Legacy Mode, but Windows still can not be installed on a hard disk with a GPT partition.
Then if there is another way that regular installer can run? Sure there. We can change the MBR on the system hard drive into GPT using special software to the hard drive.
There are two ways that can be taken, first by removing the entire contents of the hard drive and mengubahanya into GPT, the second is to use software features to convert MBR into GPT without having to wipe the hard drive. The second way may be an option for those of you who have a lot of data on the hard drive, but if the conversion process fails as a computer suddenly dies, then the risk is that the hard drive can not be used anymore and must be reformatted.
Rather than assume some of the risks above, it would be safer if we could make a special installer USB UEFI boot to either the system BIOS or UEFI. The process of making a special USB installer UEFI is not so difficult, it can even be done by a layman.
But before making, we must first check what type of UEFI is supported by the computer you want us to install, whether 32bit or 64bit version. Computers with UEFI can not be installed 64bit 32bit operating system, and vice versa. If the operating system is not supported, then the installer will not be able to boot.
If the friend already knows what kind of operating system is supported, time for us to the scene. Some things to be prepared include:
  1. USB flash drive with a minimum capacity of 4GB.
  2. ISO / DVD Installer Windows.
  3. Bootice (optional).
  4. Courage and determination are smoldering (hehehe ...)

The steps to create a Windows UEFI USB Installer

  1. Mount / insert ISO / DVD installer Windows.
  2. Plug the USB drive on the computer.
  3. Format the flash with a FAT32 filesystem (required).
  4. Open the contents of the Windows installer that has been mounted earlier. Copy / Copy all the files and folders in it to flash that has been formatted.
  5. Please tested boot on the computer that you want to install.

Special Windows 7

After melaukan steps above, there are some special additional steps if my friend uses Windows 7 64bit.
  1. Open the folder EFI on the flash and then create a new folder in it with the name "boot" .
  2. Open the folder Microsoft -> boot , then copy all the files and folders in it to the folder "boot" that was created earlier.
  3. Click the flash to go back to the root, then open the folder sources.
  4. Find the file named "boot.wim" and open using 7zip software ( download here ), by right-clicking "boot.wim" -> 7zip -> Open archive.
    Open boot.win using 7zip
  5. Next go to the folder "1" by clicking on the folder 2x then enter Windows -> boot -> EFI .
  6. Scrol down until it finds a file with the name "bootmgfw.efi" , then extract tersebu file into the folder "boot" that have been made previously (flash -> EFI -> boot) to find drag & drop the file.
  7. Furthermore rename the extracted file bootmgfw.efi had become "bootx64" without the quotes.

Some of the ways to overcome if this drive can not boot

After all the above steps do but the flash still does not boot, the possible causes include:
  1. Flash is not fully active. Turn on the flash by using bootice.exe
  2. UEFI operating systems that are supported by the computer do not match the installer created. For that, as described earlier, we need to know what kind of Windows that is used by the computer beforehand.
Please try boot flash installer has made, hopefully the install computer running smoothly.

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