How to install a fresh copy of Windows 10 on HP Steam 7 tablet.

Requirements

  • USB Hub
  • OTG Cable (microUSB to female USB)
  • USB Keyboard
  • USB Mouse (optional)
  • USB Key (8GB minimum)

 

Windows 10 Download

  • From Microsoft Website download the Media Creation Tool using a Windows computer
  • Use the MediaCreationTool to download the Windows 10 ISO
    • “Create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC
    • Select your language
    • Architecture 32bit (x86) – IMPORTANT
    • Choose ISO file option
  • Download Rufus to write the ISO to your USB key
    • Select the Windows ISO file
    • Under Partition scheme select “GPT partition scheme for UEFI” – IMPORTANT

Boot from USB

  • Attach the keyboard, the mouse, the USB key on the USB Hub, and then connect it to the tablet with the OTG cable
  • Power off the device and press Power+VolDown for a few seconds until you’re on the Bios.
  • F10 for Bios Settings -> Boot Options, Secure boot DISABLE (optional but suggested if you are going to install another OS later)
  • Power off the device and press Power+VolDown for a few seconds until you’re on the Bios.
  • F9 for Boot Options -> Select your USB key

 

Install Windows

  • Proceed with the windows installation
    • Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)
    • Delete all partitions on you tablet (all your data will be lost)

 

Install Android

Follow this optional tutorial to dual-boot Android too.

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