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Can't Install And Run Fedora 25

asked 2017-03-22 14:51:39 -0500

sircharlesedward gravatar image

I'm trying to install and run Fedora 25 on a Windows 7 computer. I download and install Fedora Media Writer but, when I try to run it, the following error appears, "This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.". The message seems to come from the MS Visual C++ Runtime Library. Can anyone help with this issue?

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You need to reboot your computer and tell the BIOS to boot from the media that contains Fedora, before you do that you also need to add free unpartition dirve space to hold fedora around 25G will do. Also read the documentation https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/...

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2017-03-22 23:48:46 -0500 )edit

@aeperezt How does this instructions helps if she/he actually does not have a media that contains Fedora yet (because Fedora Media Writer crashes)?

Axel Sommerfeldt gravatar imageAxel Sommerfeldt ( 2017-03-23 03:11:35 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-03-23 03:16:06 -0500

Axel Sommerfeldt gravatar image

updated 2017-03-23 03:17:13 -0500

If the Fedora Media Writer crashes on your computer, use one of the alternatives. Get the ISO image from https://getfedora.org/en/workstation/... (*) and write it to your USB drive with Win32DiskImager which runs perfectly on Windows 7. You get Win32DiskImager here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/win3...

(*) The actual download link is https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/25/Workstation/x8664/iso/Fedora-Workstation-Live-x8664-25-1.3.iso

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