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'A media driver your computer needs is missing'

full_velocity
  • 1 month ago

Hi,

Yesterday I built my first ever PC and today I've tried to install Windows on it. I eventually managed to create a bootable windows media USB stick (I have a Chromebook so that made things more difficult, this is the video I used https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAAcQVJxfPk&t=6s). However, after I get past the initial bit of putting in language etc. it pops up saying 'A media driver your computer needs is missing. This could be a DVD, USB or Hard disk driver.' I have looked everywhere and have tried everything I can find. I will be eternally grateful if anyone could help me.

PC Specs: AMD Ryzen 3200g, B450 Tomohawk Max, Corsair Vengeance (2x8gb) DDR4 3200MHz, Western Digital Blue 500gb SSD, Azza Apollo 430 ATX Mid Tower Case, Corsair VS550 PSU

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  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

It happens often. Format the USB and install the Windows ISO again. Hopefully you have another PC to hand.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

That means something went wrong (it could be a bad download, a bad write, or something else). If you redownload (and rewrite it) it should work fine.

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