By default, all installation media of Windows 8 not compatible with the UEFI installation. Therefore, it is in this howto to create a clean installation of Windows 8 with available UEFI, the successor to the BIOS, go. Also this howto is schematically for Windows 7 applicable. Important: Only 64-bit operating systems are UEFI capable. The following requirements are necessary for the production:
- Windows computer with available 7/8 Operating system
- Available USB port
- USB flash drive with a capacity of at least 8 GB
- Administrator rights
- Windows 8 Installation media (ISO-Datei, DVD oder Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation)
- 7-Zip (Freeware)
First we connect the USB drive to a computer running Windows available 7/8 Operating system. If data already exists on the stick, must be backed up before this, because the stick is completely formatted and are thus lost all data on the.
We open an administrative console (PowerShell oder CMD) and enter the following commands:
Although this constellation not happen too often, but I want to write about them here. If the Adobe Reader application on a Xerox printer with the driver “Xerox Global Print Driver” printed the following warning appears:
“Potential pressure problem – The default settings in Adobe Reader 11 can cause a color shift in the output PDF files. In addition, certain black and white PDF documents may be printed in color. Xerox empfiehlt, before continuing the printing Reader 11 To change the color management of the printer.”
To resolve the warning correctly, we have the following procedure:
If the Notepad used in corporate environments with a non-transparent proxy does not update the software testing. In the settings, there are also no menu option to enter a proxy. For this one needs a little trick:
Installationszeichnis in Notepad , a subfolder named updater exists in which the file GUP.exe (E.g.. C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad \updater) is. From the command prompt, which is started as administrator (WIN R->cmd) you can navigate to the installation directory (E.g.. cd /d C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad \updater) and executes the following command:
This command opens a window in which you can enter its proxy settings. Afterwards, both the built-in auto-updater and the Plugin Manager to the Internet.
Windows 8 includes the DotNet version 2.0, 3.5 and 4.5 the Net Framwork. After reinstalling but only the version 4.5 installed. Some programs (e.g.. SCVMM 2008 R2) but need an older version of DotNet. To use this feature in Windows 8 we add in the “Control Panel” under “Programme” and then on “Enable or disable Windows features”. The first point is then the choice of the feature benötigete.
Then you are asked whether you want to install the feature. We confirm this with Yes. Windows must now download the needed files from the Windows Update. This may be an error (0x800F0906) fail. There are following workarounds: