Error "Windows cannot install required files. Error code: 0x80070651" during Windows 10 installation from a Multiboot bootable USB
You receive an error message like this when installing Windows 10 form a multiboot bootable USB created with Novicorp WinToFlash:
Windows Setup This installation was cancelled Any changed made to your computer won't be saved. Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files for installation are available, and restart the installation. Error code: 0x80070651
Press Shift+F10 and try to reach your mounted virtual DVD for current installation
You see an error
The device has been removed.
You can see the virtual DVD drive, but it's empty.
This error caused by USB drive reading errors and/or drivers incompatibilities with USB hub and/or drive.
How to fix the error
- Use another USB drive with different size
- Use another USB drive from another manufacture/brand
- Create a bootable USB as singleboot bootable USB instead of Multiboot one