Reinstall insider

3

I just installed an ssd in my desktop. So I’m trying to install the latest insider on it.

using a bootable flash drive. I boot to the flash drive, it is stick on the Windows logo.

I downloaded the image first using the media creation tool, that was giving me the same thing.

so then I downloaded the latest iso by itself and used refus o make a usb bootable.

still stuck on the off square windows logo.

what am I doing wrong?

I don’t remember the first time I install it last year taking this long to load.

Post Reply

Join the discussion!

BECOME A THURROTT MEMBER:

Don't have a login but want to join the conversation? Become a Thurrott Premium or Basic User to participate

Register
3 Comments
Sort by Votes | Date
  1. 0 | Reply
    jimchamplin - 1 week ago

    If the system uses UEFI, make sure your USB stick uses GPT and not MBR, or set your firmware to boot in legacy/compatibility mode. That's one point where issues can occur.

    1. 0 | Reply
      lordbaal1 - 1 week ago
      In reply to jimchamplin:

      nevermind, I just had to wait, and after about 15 minutes. It went past that screen. And another 15 minutes to finish setting up.

    2. 0 | Reply
      jimchamplin - 1 week ago
      In reply to lordbaal1:

      That's utterly bizarre! At least it fixed itself!