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win usb trouble

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#1 steingis


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Posted 15 March 2012 - 07:25 AM

ive been trying for the last 2 weeks to put windows on my netbook i cant find an software that will do it i found this


ive got to this stage

sudo winusb --format <iso path> <device>

i put in the iso path and the name of my usb which is "windows usb" i get this error message

Error: Unknown argument "USB" !

what can i do

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 01:02 AM

The <device> will be an argument such as /dev/sdb.
You'll have to run "fdisk -l" to get the device name for your system.
Double check that is indeed the USB drive since a simple typo could
format the hard drive.

Edited by raw, 17 March 2012 - 01:07 AM.


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