How to make bootable USB drive in Windows?

These days many people avoid using CD/DVD for installing the operating system. Because USB Drive is more convent and faster than other bootable media. Bootable USB Drive work is same as a DVD for installation operating system on a machine. To create a bootable USB drive, there are many tools. Microsoft also provides for creating bootable USB drive. There are many tools and ways for creating USB drive bootable. The ways which are defined in this article for doing this task, these are not time taking.

How to make USB Drive bootable in windows?

How to make USB Drive bootable in windows?

Here is step by step guide to creating USB drive bootable as windows installation media. Before beginning this task, it is important to note that the computer you want to install the operating system that must be able to use a USB Drive as a first boot drive. To determine that you need to sure that your first boot priority device is USB drive.

Remember: – In your system’s boot manager USB drive is not set as first boot priority option. So go to system boot manager from BIOS option (Basic input/output system). For the instant, the F9 key gets to the boot menu, and the F12 key can bring boot menu in Dell and Lenovo, the ESC key will bring boot menu in HP and Asus otherwise try F2 key. It may vary on your system.

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Follow the steps for making your Bootable USB drive.

Method 1. Make bootable with the help of diskpart.

Step 1.

Click on start button and type CMD and Right click on it and then click on Run as Administrator and then click on yes.

Step 2.

The command prompt will open and type Diskpart and hit Enter. And wait for the run this utility in windows.

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Step 3.

In diskpart utility type list, Disk hit Enter. It will show your active disk on your computer. Mostly you will see two drives in the list. Disk 0 is your internal drive. And Disk 1 is your USB drive or other. Both drives will show you with total capacity.

Step 4.

Now type select disk1 and hit Ente r. And it will show you a message “disk 1 is now the selected disk”. Now your disk is selected, and after this, all operation will affect your disk 1 means your USB drive.

Step 5.

Type clean and hit enter and It will show you a message “Diskpart succeeded in cleaning the disk”. Warning!:- This command will remove you all data from your selected disk.

Step 6.

Type create partition primary and hit Enter. This command will show you a message “Diskpart succeeded in cleaning the disk”.


Step 7.

Type select partition 1 and hit Enter. This command helps you to set up it as an active partition.

Step 8.

Type active and hit Enter. It will be active your selected partition.

Step 9.

Type format fs=ntfs quick and hit Enter. This partition format your selected drive and change its file system in NTFS.

Step 10.

At last, type Exit and hit Enter. This command will help you to exit from Diskpart utility. Here task doesn’t end some task are start from there for making your USB bootable.

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Step 11.

Copy your files from DVD or iso file.

  1. If you have DVD, then open it in new windows and copy complete files and folders contain in DVD and paste it into USB Drive manually. In which previously made a change with Diskpart utility.

Copy from DVD to USB Drive

If you have an iso image.

  1. In this task, you need an application, and that is Winrar. This application should be installed.

Go to your iso file destination and right click on it and choose extract file and select your USB as a target to extract. And click on ok.

Extract iso file in USB with Winrar

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Method 2. Make bootable your USB drive using Command Prompt.

Before starting this task, you need to be sure that installation DVD must be inserted in your drive.

Step1.

Click on start button and type CMD and Right click on it and then click on Run as Administrator and then click on yes.

Step2.

Command prompt will open and type H: (drive letter of CD/DVD drive) and hit Enter. It will go to your CD/DVD directory.

Step3.

Type cd boot and hit Enter again.

Step4.

Type bootsect /nt60 g: and hit Enter. It will create the boot sector on G: (drive letter of USB Drive). And type exit and hit Enter.

step5.

Previously we have successfully created a USB drive as the bootable drive and now get ready to copy all data from DVD. Type copy e:\*.* /s/e/f g: and hit Enter. now wait until the task not complete.

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Method 3. With the help of some software.

1. Windows 7usb/DVD Download tool

Step 1.

Download, Install and Run this application.

Step 2.

First Browse and select iso file and then choose media to type USB Device on Begin copying.

Browse iso file

Browse iso file

Choose USB Drive

Choose USB Drive

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Now click on Begin copying

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2. Rufus

rufus

Rufus

Step 1.

Download, Install and Run this application.

Step 2.

Select your USB drive and then browse and select iso file and then click on Start.

3. Iso to USB

ISOTOUSB

ISO TO USB

 


Step 1.

Download, Install and Run this application.

Step 2.

Select your USB drive and then browse and select iso file and then click on Burn.

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4. Poweriso

FAQ Related to Poweriso In this software you don’t need too many things just select your iso file and USB drive and burn that. These all are the methods through which you can make your USB Drive bootable. These all task are not time-consuming. That’s! Not enough. Get more updates of Tele Trick Mania. Like us on Facebook and subscribe us to get updates in your inbox.

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Closing Words

Many people have question that how to make USB bootable. But from now many you aware about the tool and other ways to crete USB bootable. Creating Bootable USB is good to do your tasks like formating and reinstalling operating system. Bootable USBs save our time and easy to use. Even you can cary them easy anywhere. Here we also prove the video tutorial for creating Bootable USB.

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