ASUS UX32VD – Install Windows 8 x64 on fresh SSD with UEFI Bootable USB Media

ASUS UX32VD shipped with Microsoft Windows 8 x64 preloaded and configured in UEFI mode. Legacy-based boot media will therefor not boot successfully. To create UEFI bootable USB media that can be used to install Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows 8 64-bit operating systems, follow the steps below: Open a Command Prompt with Administrator privileges in either Windows 7 Pro or Windows 8 Pro. Insert the target USB boot media device into an available USB port. Type “DiskPart” in the command prompt. Type “List Disk” (make note of the disk number of the target USB drive). Type “Select Disk X”, where X is the target USB drive noted in step 4. Type “Clean”. ...

Create Bootable USB for MDT Media

Follow the next steps to create a bootable USB Media to do a bare metal deployment with MDT Media. This process requires an installation of the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK). Connect USB to local USB port Launch a “Command Prompt” with administrative rights Type “DISKPART” Type “list disk” and find the disk number of your USB Media Type “select disk x”, where “x” is the disk number Type “clean” Type “create primary partition” Type “assign letter=z” or another letter if z is occupied. If asked to format choose cancel. Type “active” Type “exit” Type “format z: /fs:ntfs /q” Type “exit” Launch “Deployment and Imaging Tools Environment” with administrative rights Type “bootsect ...