Sunday, August 16, 2015

How To Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/ 2016 Tips & Tutorial

Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/ 2016 Tips and Tutorial

Today I'll show How to create a bootable USB Flash drive manually, we will use the Command Prompt (cmd) as a Windows default program. Here are step by step to create a bootable USB drive as the Windows installation media. How to create a bootable USB Flash drive as a Windows installation media, we require at least 4 GB for minimum capacity. Larger capacity is better. But now i just do step by step for all of you to follow me

Step 1 Using CMD or Command Prompt ( Admin )

Insert your USB flash drive to your running computer / Laptop. As the first step, we need to run Command Prompt 'cmd' as administrator. To do this, we need to find cmd by typing 'cmd' in the search box on Windows Start Menu or Windows + R

Type 'diskpart' on Command Prompt 'cmd' and hit Enter. Wait for a while until the DISKPART program run.

Type 'list disk' to view active disks on your computer / Laptop and hit Enter. There would be seen that the active disks shown as Disk 0 for hard drive and Disk 1 or Disk 2 depend on many for your USB flash drive with its total capacity.

Type 'select disk 1' to determine that disk 1 would be processed in the next step then hit Enter.

After then,
Type 'clean' and hit Enter to remove all of data in the drive.
Type 'create partition primary' and hit Enter. Creating a primary partition and further recognized by Windows as 'partition 1'.
Type 'select partition 1' an hit Enter. Choosing the 'partition 1' for setting up it as an active partition.
Type 'active' and hit Enter. Activating current partition.
Type 'format fs=ntfs quick' and hit Enter. Formatting current partition as NTFS file system quickly.
Type 'exit' and hit Enter. Whatever but don't close the Command Prompt instead. We would still need it for next process. and after then, you USB Flash Drive already bootable and you can copy all windows folder or file to USB Flash Drive.

Here, if you missed any point you can watch this tutorial video

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