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Hi I have a Name: Asus Eee PC 701SD Processor: Intel® Celeron M 353 900Mhz HDD: 8GB - SSD NO DISK DRIVE I'm limited to using windows and I try ...
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- 10-26-2013 #1
- Join Date
- Jan 2008
USB install no cd-rom error
Name: Asus Eee PC 701SD
Processor: Intel® Celeron M 353 900Mhz
HDD: 8GB - SSD
NO DISK DRIVE
I'm limited to using windows
and I try to install from USB using the installation
and the using the program
on a fat32 formatted USB
when detecting hardware I get the error
'no common cd-drive was detected'
I've tried searing the device for drivers, didn't work
I've tried selecting no the choosing none for the second option
I don't know what else to do
- 10-26-2013 #2
- Join Date
- Apr 2009
- I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
According to Asus, this system supports both Windows and Linux operating systems. I would suggest that you first update the BIOS, and then look at the Linux tools/drivers for download. Since this system doesn't have a CD/DVD drive, I can only think that the BIOS is causing this problem. For example, Unetbootin should not care if a CD/DVD drive is installed on the system, although debian may be more picky.
Anyway, here is the relevant Asus XP support link: http://www.asus.com/supportonly/Eee_...pport_Download
Or here (Linux support link): http://www.asus.com/supportonly/Eee_...pport_DownloadSometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!
- 10-26-2013 #3
- 10-27-2013 #4
It's been a while but if I remember correctly, there is an option to let the installer know where the CD / DVD is. Point the installer to your USB drive.What do we want?
When do we want 'em?
Doesn't really matter does it!?
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