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Old Technologies Like Optical Drives Were Holding Apple Back: Phil Schiller

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I haven't had an optical drive in my build for quite some time, and I rarely miss it.
I still install OS's via DVD. I guess I should let go.
 

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How to copy Win7 from the original DVD to a flash drive then install it from it without errors??
 
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I can't remember the last time I used my optical drive. I do still need to install and play Gotham City though.
 
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I still install OS's via DVD. I guess I should let go.
Yes you should. Even a run of the mill USB 2.0 drive installs OSes much, MUCH faster.

How to copy Win7 from the original DVD to a flash drive then install it from it without errors??
Format your USB drive to FAT32 and use Disk Managment to set it as active.

The hit Windows Key + R.

Type: xcopy d:\*.* /s/e/f v:

Instead of d, use the drive letter of the windows install disc.

Instead of v, use the drive letter of your USB stick.
 

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Or use the Windows 7 usb something tool. Comes from MS and works like a charm.