There are many Tutorials on How to Create a Bootable USB Drive To Install Windows 7, Windows Vista. And only a few of them are working correctly. Following these guides are time consuming. But creating a USB Drive to Install Windows 7 or Vista will become really handy when the DVD drive has problems. Windows Vista or Windows 7 DVD’s loses its life after prolonged use. More often they get scratched. So here the USB Drives with Windows 7 or vista comes into play. Earlier i had created some guides to Create a bootable Pendrive or USB to install Windows Vista and Install Windows 7 from a Pendrive (Working 100 %)/ How to create a bootable Pendrive to install Windows 7. But following these were a bit time consuming and a difficult for new users. I came across a utility called Bootable USB from AskVG. I This utility was created by one of the AskVG readers. What is interesting about Bootable USB is that it automates the process of creating a bootable USB Drive to Install Windows 7,Vista & Server 2008.
Windows Users dont have to type the step by step commands, copying files from one location to another etc from now on. With Bootable USB its very simple.
Bootable USB Requirements
- A USB Drive 4GB or Greater.
- Windows Vista, Server 2008 or 7 ISO image or DVD
- Windows Vista (SP1 or SP2), Server 2008 or 7 installed
So you need to keep in mind that you must already have windows 7 or vista installed in your PC in order to create a Bootable USB Drive.
The utility is portable,free and is small as 0.99 MB.
How to Use Bootable USB To Create A Bootable USB To Install Windows 7,Vista
Bootable USB follows a four step process.
- Check USB drive (To check whether your USB drive is connected or not)
- Format USB Drive
- Choose DVD or ISO image (To copy the needed files to USB drive)
- Start the process to create bootable USB drive
Bootable USB automatically runs the required commands in Windows 7 / vista fro making the USB drive bootable. All you need to do is to follow these four simple steps.
Note: Windows XP users cant Run this utility. If you try to run it Bootable USB will show a message saying that ” Unsupported Opperating System. Supported Operating systems are Windows Vista (SP1 or later) “. On Vista with no SP there is an error diskpart which is solved later by microsft on SP1 and later.
And before selecting the DVD or ISO image of the Windows 7 or Vista installation make sure it is free of errors.
Bootable USB works with 64 bit versions of Windows 7, Vista too. Bootable USB is a nice and sleek application that is of great use in creating A Bootable USB To Install Windows 7.
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