Create Bootable USB Pen Drive for Windows 7
Installing Windows from a USB flash drive has several advantages : First of all, the overall speed of the installation process will increase significantly, carrying a USB stick is much more convenient than a DVD, and finally it becomes possible to install the OS even on those systems that do not have a DVD drive, such as a netbook. If you want to make bootable USB for Linux then Read: 5 FREE Tools To Make Bootable USB Flash Drive – Windows & Linux.
In this post, I will show you how to load the Windows installation in your USB flash drive and how to make it bootable just like the DVD from your .iso image.
There are Two Options:
1. Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.
2. Basic Option.
1. Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool:
Just Download this Tool from Microsoft Website and Install in your Desired PC then browse your .iso image and follow some easy steps:-
2. Basic Option:
1. USB flash drive with a minimum capacity of 4 GB.
2. Windows 7 Setup DVD.
Step 1 : Plug-in your USB flash drive.
Step 2 : Open the PowerShell (OR Command Prompt if PowerShell Not Exist). If you are using Windows 7/Vista then open it with administrator rights*.
“Goto Start -> All Programs -> Accessories ->Windows PowerShell -> Right-click on “Windows PowerShell” and select “Run as Administrator”.
Step 3: In the PowerShell, type
This will start the Microsoft DiskPart utility as shown below:
Step-6: Copy the contents of your Windows 7/Vista installation disk into the USB flash drive.
Directly Copy-Paste All DVD file into Usb Stick.
Your USB stick is now ready to boot and install the OS for you. Don’t forget to enable the “USB Boot” option and change the “Boot priority to USB device from hard disk” in your BIOS settings.
Note: Remember that you’ll need to make boot order change in the BIOS. See How To Change the Boot Order in BIOS if you need help doing that.
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