How To Create A Bootable USB Flash Drive



When we create a bootable pendrive It allows us to install Operating System onto our machine without having to first run an existing operating system. So, Today I am going to share a trick on how to create bootable USB drives. After Reading this Post you can  easily create bootable USB/Pendrive.

Bootable USB drive can be created 2 methods , first one is manually using Command prompt or second is using the Software .To create a bootable USB drive manually, we will use the Command Prompt. Here are step by step to create a bootable USB drive .

Requirements :

A Pendrive 4GB or 8Gb minimum for 32 Bit and 64 Bit respectively.
A Windows ISO file.
A working computer for making bootable USB.

Using DISKPART Command

To create a bootable USB drive manually, we will use the Command Prompt in Windows. Here are steps to create a bootable USB drive as the windows Installation Media. For This we require atleast 4 GB of minimum capacity ,Larger capacity is better .

Step 1: Insert your USB flash Drive to your Running Computer.

Step 2: Open Command Prompt . Search cmd in the search box in the windows start menu. Then cmd appears and Then right click on it and select Run as administrator.

Step 3: Type DISKPART . wait for the program until the DISKPART program run.

Step 4: Type list disk to view active disks on your computer and hit Enter. There would be seen as Disk 0 for Hard Drive and Disk 1 for your USB Flash Drive with its total capacity.

Step 5: Type select disk 1 to use the disk 1 in to proceed for the next step.

Step 6: Type clean and hit Enter . It would delet all the data from the USB flash drive.

Step 7: Type create partition primary and hit Enter. it will create a new partition in USB Flash Drive.

Step 8: Type select partition 1 and hit Enter. It will select the partition that we create by above command.

Step 9: Type format fs=ntfs quick. It will format the partition .

Step 10: Type active and then hit Enter .

Step 11: Type exit and hit Enter.

That's it now your USB Flash Drive is Bootable and now you can copy the files and use the USB Flash Drive For installation On the Computer.


So above Steps is all about that How you can create a Bootable USB Flash Drive.With these Steps, you can create a USB Flash Drive of any Operating System.Hope you all like this post, share it with others too and Leave a comment below if you need any suggestion at any steps.

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