Media driver missing when installing W8 from a USB device on a Toshiba laptop

We are trying to re-purpose a Toshiba Model PSLBBU-0C403F Laptop to run a licensed copy of Windows 8.1 which we are installing from a bootable thumb drive.  

We get the following message:
"A media driver your computer needs is missing. This could be a DVD, USB or Hard disk driver.  If you have a CD, DVD, or USB flash driver with the driver on it, please insert it now.  Note: If the installation media for Windows is in the DVD drive or on a USB drive, you can safely remove it for this step."

This is the thumb drive I am using http://www.walmart.com/ip/PNY-32GB-Metal-Micro-USB-Flash-Drive/20659844.  How do I get past this?

I would prefer to make the thumb drive method work here instead of resorting to a DVD.
frugalmuleAsked:
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rindiCommented:
How did you create the bootable USB stick with the OS on it? I've sometimes seen this happen if it wasn't made properly.

Usually it works well if you use the Windows to USB download tool:

http://wudt.codeplex.com/
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
Hmm.  Thank you for the suggestion.

I'm using YUMI 2.0.1.5 from here http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/.  I have chosen to load the ISO using Grub which is one of the options.

The YUMI method does allow me to successfully install Windows 8 on newer laptops.

The one you mentioned is relatively old and is telling me that it needs .net framework version 2.0.  We are up over version 4.5 of .net framework so it won't install.
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rindiCommented:
You can install other versions of .net via control panel, programs and features, add windows features.

Another way to create a bootable USB stick that works is to use WinsetupFromUSB:

http://www.winsetupfromusb.com/downloads/
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
It is actually missing usb 3.0 drivers
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rindiCommented:
Boot from a USB 2 port.
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
The system only has USB 2.  this is why the drivers are needed.
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rindiCommented:
What for? If it only has USB 2 there isn't any reason for USB 3 drivers. USB 3 drivers would only work with USB 3 ports.
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
The message says it is missing drivers.  Due to that message, I would like to try that.  Where can I get them?
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rindiCommented:
If there are no USB 3 ports in your system, there will be no USB 3 drivers for it.

I've seen that message several times, and the cause was always because the USB stick hadn't been built properly. I've been using the tool I mentioned last several times and it always worked with it.
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
Mentioned so far:
Windows to USB download tool http://wudt.codeplex.com/ 
Bootable USB Stick http://www.winsetupfromusb.com/downloads/

My bootable stick needs to support other images also, including some that are Linux.
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