Can't install Windows 8 from USB flash drive

hello,  I used to install Windows 7  from my USB flash drive (8 GB) for a long time.  but, when I tried to install Windows 8 with flash drive, occured an error:  Windows can't install on MBR partition, it only can install on GPT.  ok, it's clear, but if it said: only GPT, and not MBR, why can I install Windows 8 directly from D disk (from Windows instalation folder).  yes, I installed Windows 8 directly without any problem, but, why it is imposible to install the Windows from USB flash drive?  Thanks....

Boot from the Windows 8 usb

Boot from the media you created to install on another partition


Click Install Now

Accept License Agreement

When the option is displayed to select an installation type, click (Custom Advanced)

Click Drive Options

Select the drive/s click Delete

Click New

Click Apply

Click OK

Click Format and click Next to proceed with the installation

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Last updated December 30, 2019 Views 588 Applies to: