Tuesday, March 6, 2012 | By: Dalia

Create Bootable USB Flash Drive for Windows 7 or Vista

This quick video is to demonstrate how one would take the Windows 7 DVD image (ISO) and copy the setup files so that one can install Windows 7 via a USB flash drive.


Please note that:

you CAN use NTFS when formatting the drive. You can substitute "fs=fat32" for "fs=ntfs" if you would like

- Please make sure that you go into your netbook's BIOS and set the USB thumb drive as the first bootable device. This way when you're done with this process, just keep it plugged in and reboot and setup should start

Another simple GUI tool for copying an ISO file to a USB drive is to use Microsoft's new USB/DVD Download tool: