Published May 9, 2015
• Updated July 7, 2017
While installing Windows 7 64-bit onto a Samsung 850 Evo SSD, I encountered error 0x80070057 immediately after formatting the hard drive. Microsoft has a couple of support articles on this issue, but neither of them provided fixes.
Published June 10, 2013
• Updated January 10, 2019
There are a lot of guides on the web detailing how to create a bootable Windows 7 USB drive in Linux. However, many of those guides have missing steps, involve using Windows, or use programs not readily available on modern Linux distributions.
The following post will walk you through creating a bootable Windows 7 USB drive from some of the modern Linux distributions.