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How do i boot a windows flash drive from grub?

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Posted 31 December 2016 - 07:18 PM

trying to dual boot windows, have the iso on a flash drive but when i attempt to boot from it, i am redirected to grub. It IS bootable and i have tested on another computer. In the grub command line, what can i input to boot from flash drive?


new os: windows 7 pro sp1 x64

current os: Debian Jessie

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Posted 31 December 2016 - 07:46 PM

With the USB plugged in you may need to update grub so it can see the USB

sudo update-grub



You may have to set the PC to boot from USB in BIOS.

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Posted 01 January 2017 - 10:54 AM

I would go the BIOS route to avoid any complications after installation has finished.


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