Monday, June 8, 2015

How to Create a Bootable Windows 7 USB Flash Drive

How to create a bootable Windows 7 USB flash drive:  For those who don’t have a windows 7 installation disk or either it is damaged, and then you can create and use a Bootable USB flash drive to install Windows 7 on your PC. The process of creating a Bootable windows 7 USB flash drive is fairly easy; however you will have to download copy of windows 7 ISO file.
Fortunately Microsoft provides Windows 7 ISO images as free downloads to the public.  Once you have downloaded a Windows 7 ISO file, you can then follow the instructions provided below to create a Bootable windows 7 USB flash drive.

Instructions to create a Bootable Windows 7 USB Flash Drive 

  • Step 1: Download rufus on your computer and run it.
  • Step 2: Plug in your USB flash drive into your computer .
  • Step 3: From Rufu’s settings, Choose NTFS as the file system.
  • Step 4: Check ” Quick format ” and ” Create extended label and icon files “
  • Step 5: Check ” Create a bootable disk using ” and click the drive icon beside it to select the windows 7 ISO file .
  • Step 6: Now click on start to create a bootable window 7 USB flash drive .

After a few minutes your Windows 7 bootable  USB flash drive will be  ready for installation. Reboot your PC and set the bootable flash drive as a first boot priority in the bios settings. Save the bios settings and reboot once again to continue with the windows 7 installation process .
 Note: You have to allow booting from USB devices in your BIOS settings in order to proceed further with the windows 7 installation .

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