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Make a Windows 10 UEFI USB Installer

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Hi. They are on seperate drives. I ended up restoring default bios settings and now it takes me to clover install but i can not boot into windows anymore only mac. Thank you.
 

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On a 64 bit Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 Computer:

1. Download the Windows 10 Creators Update ISO from Microsoft.com via their Create Install Media Download Tool
Note: A Windows 10 license is not needed to do this. You don't have to enter a product key to download or install it.


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2. Leave the ISO file in your documents folder or on the desktop so it's easy to locate

3. Insert a 4 GB or larger FAT32 formatted USB drive into your PC

4. Download the Rufus portable app from https://rufus.akeo.ie/ and open it on the desktop

5. Select the Win10 ISO by clicking on the tiny CD icon to the lower right then select and open the ISO file

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6. Under the Partition Scheme tab select GPT scheme for UEFI booting and FAT32 File System, Cluster size 4096

7. Click start and create your UEFI bootable USB drive*

Now you can clean install Windows 10 UEFI on your HDD and be ready for dual booting with macOS via the Clover bootloader.
Boot from your newly created USB drive. Choose Custom Install and remember to delete all existing partitions on the drive that you are installing to. Choose the unallocated space you've created and then click on New to partition the drive GPT. Proceed with the install and Windows will then handle everything from there on out to complete the Windows 10 install. When it's done, shut down, connect the drive to your CustoMac and boot to the UEFI/BIOS.

Make the macOS drive the first in the BIOS boot order. When you boot up you'll have the option to choose either OS for UEFI booting from the Clover splash screen.

* This drive will not allow you to install Windows for legacy booting on an MBR partitioned drive. This is what will help to prevent you from installing Windows for legacy booting.
Hey mate, i have try to follow this guide to boot the usb and install windows, i only needed it to install corsair air link to be honest but i follow the guide, then on my MB hit the usb UEFI that i mounted and nothing happened, i can click it as many times as i want and it just brings me right back to the BIOS screen. any idea what this might be happening?
 

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Hey mate, i have try to follow this guide to boot the usb and install windows, i only needed it to install corsair air link to be honest but i follow the guide, then on my MB hit the usb UEFI that i mounted and nothing happened, i can click it as many times as i want and it just brings me right back to the BIOS screen. any idea what this might be happening?
Do you have CSM disabled in BIOS ?
 
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Do you have CSM disabled in BIOS ?
I do have it disable but i tried saving my bios settings and then restart to default and even like this it didnt work
 
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Hi I'm following every step of the way but when I boot from the USB i get a window that says

"Load Driver

A media driver your computer needs is missing. This could be a DVD, USB or Hard disk driver. IF you have a CD, DVD or USB flash drive with the driver on it, please insert it now.

Note: if the isnstallation media for Windows is in the DVD drive or on a USB drive, you can safely remove it for this step.

Browse Ok Cancel"

Hope you can help me... I'm lost.

Thanks
 
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I have an HP Elite 8300 SFF that came with Win7, but I want to install W10 on a separate drive before doing my High Sierra install. I have created the W10 bootable installer with Rufus using UEFI, and have installed W10 all correctly. But when I boot up into Clover and try boot into Windows10, first for the drive its called Windows Legacy HD1, even though I used the w10 installer using the UEFI Rufus created installer, and then when I try boot into it via Clover it hangs. And this was with legacy mode turned off in the BIOS, so I can only presume that it installed Windows in Legacy mode. Is there something I did wrong?

I just wanna get my Windows 10 installed correctly for UEFI (and not Legacy mode) before going ahead with the High Sierra installer. Or should I rather do the High Sierra Installer first and then test out the booting from Clover?
 

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Or should I rather do the High Sierra Installer first and then test out the booting from Clover?
Yes, disconnect the Windows Drive and then install HS. Get that working first, booting from Clover then try adding in Windows after that. You can find out if Windows is installed UEFI or not by Looing in Disk Mgt. See if it has the EFI partition or not.
 
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