Hey guys - I read the guide from this site:
And I tried to follow it - but only for the 64bit versions - for two reasons.
1. Almost all the systems I will see these days will be 64 bit.
2. I am told that the REPAIR option when booting from a 32/64bit combo disk will not work on 64bit systems because the setup files are for 32bit.
I just tried to make a 64bit only disk.
I ran into an error along the way with the DISM commands - it didnt like the windows 8 names in quotes - so instead of "Windows 8" - I had to change it to: Windows8 with no spaces or quotes. It worked then - but each command completed very quickly - I dont know if that is normal.
It made the image - but when I loaded it up on my win8 laptop - it did not ask me which version to select.
Is this because I did something wrong - or is it because the disk read the version of Windows 8 from the laptop's UEFI BIOS and simply went ahead with the install?
I think something might be wrong - because then I could never use this disk to upgrade that laptop.