In this post you will learn Two Easiest Ways How to make Bootable USB Flash Drive using App and CMD
If you make a USB flash drive bootable then you can boot and install windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016 by it. By these two easiest ways you can boot all Windows setups like Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10.
Note: Before going to make bootable your usb flash drive, copy all important data and files from usb flash drive because when making it bootable it will delete all the data and files which are inside your usb flash drive.
Bootable USB Flash Drive Using Windows USB DVD Tool:
Windows USB DVD Tool is a free and easy utility tool by which you can easily make your usb flash drive bootable and install any version of windows you want from Windows 7 up to Windows 10.
Step 2: after download completes, right click on it then click open to install process the installation
Step 3: See the Picture below and click on Next option
Step 4: Click on Install option to Install
Step 5: Click on Finish option
Step 6: now run the Windows USB DVD Tool then click on Yes to get access to administrator privileges
Step 7: Click on Browse Button Select the Windows Setup iso file which you want to install in your Personal Computer, I’m using Windows 10 .iso file as an example to boot my personal computer
Step 8: Select the Windows Setup .iso file which you want to install in your Personal Computer, I’m using Windows 10 .iso file as an example to boot my personal computer then click on open
Step 9: now click on Next button
Step 10: click on USB Device button
Step 11: click on refresh and select your usb flash disk drive then click on Begin copying button
Step 12: Click on Erase USB Device
Step 13: click on Yes
Step 14: now first it formats your usb flash drive then automatically copies all windows setup files which are inside Windows 10 iso file
Step 15: when the copying files are completed then click on Start Over button
Now you can boot your PC and install Windows 10.
Bootable USB Flash Drive Using Windows Command Prompt:
Before using command prompt to make your usb flash drive bootable, make sure that you have copied all of your data in your PC because after you made it bootable, you will have no longer your data in usb flash disk drive!
Step 1: Run Command Prompt as administrator
Step 2: Type diskpart then press enter to enable diskpart to do partitions and bootable your usb flash drive
Step 3: Type list disk then press enter to list disks which are connected to your personal computer
Step 4: now you can see connected disks and see your usb flash drive number type select disk 1 then press enter, in my PC 1 represents the number of my usb flash drive which is connected to PC
Step 5: Type again list disk then press enter to insure you that you have selected the correct disk and the (*) shows it is selected correctly
Step 6: Type clean then press enter, this command will delete the entire data which is inside usb flash drive
Step 7: Type create partition primary then press enter to make entire usb flash drive as a one partition drive
Step 8: Type format fs=fat32 quick then press enter to format usb flash drive
Step 9: Type active then press enter, this last command will make your usb flash bootable
Step 10: Type exit then press enter to exit diskpart then close window or type exit to close window
Step 11: Copy Windows setup files from disc
Step 12: Paste inside USB Flash Disk Drive
Now in these two easiest ways you can make your USB Flash Disk Drive Bootable and boot your PC for Windows Installation.