Hey geeks, Have you ever need to reinstall Windows on a machine without CD / DVD under the hand or worse still having to reinstall Windows on a Netbook that doesn’t have a disc drive?
hOW to Make a Bootable USB from an ISO File
Here are four free tools which should address this problem as long as you have a USB key on hand to help out you.
The first one is called ISO to USB, it will allow you through an interface very simple to choose your ISO file, the destination drive (it must here choose his USB stick). You can then choose the file system (FAT 32 is recommended by the Publisher for Windows installations), buy windows 7 product key, a small wording to appoint this USB and finally a checkbox in case the ISO to “write” on the USB should be bootable.
There are click on the RUN button and voila. Careful to take a blank USB key, because the data on it will be erased during the write operation.
The tool editor says it works with Windows XP, Vista and 7, practice no?
To download ISO to USB, nothing more simple go here.
The second is called WBI Creator (understand Windows Bootable Image Creator here), it will allow you to create a bootable USB key with an ISO in Windows XP, Vista or 7.
This tool to specify the place where your ISO file, choose your USB drive, then what’s the operating system that you want to deploy, buy windows 7 product key online, and then finally to name the USB key.
To download WBI Creator it’s here.
The third UNetbootin is intended rather to those wishing to install a linux distribution without use of disk drive.
The tool is very complete and cross-platform (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows).
It offers a very complete list of distributions that you can download directly from the tool (it is even possible to choose the version of the distribution see him pass options). Here are a few (non-exhaustive list): Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, openSUSE, ArchLinux, DSL, FreeBSD, Fedora, Gentoo, Backtrack, CentOS, Mandriva, and the list is very long. This is not all, hold on tight, you can also directly download tools: to manage your partitions, cheap windows 7 ultimate product key, repair or recover a Windows crash, reinstall the GRUB, recover a Windows password lost, etc…
- You can also pass an ISO file it will put in place on the USB stick for you.
- There are more to choose from the list of devices your USB key and go!
- To download UNetbootin it is here for Windows, Mac OSX or Linux.
Microsoft has released this tool when Windows 7 is released. It will allow you to create a USB bootable with Windows 7 from Windows XP or +.
As for the other tools, it will choose the ISO of Windows 7 file then the destination USB (4 GB or more) to create a USB to install Windows 7. windows 7 free download full version , The tool requires .NET Framework 2.0 or more.
To download Windows 7 USB Tool /DVD it’s here.