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TUTORIALS: HOW TO MAKE BOOTABLE PEN DRIVE TO INSTALL WINDOWS

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HOW TO MAKE BOOTABLE PEN DRIVE 

 

There are a number of ways of making your pen drove bootable in order to be able to install windows on your computer, either desktop or laptop and all the steps to go through in one of the ways have been put together below:

 

 

 

 

To create a bootable USB flash drive

  1. Insert a USB flash drive into a running computer.
  2. Open a Command Prompt window as an administrator.
  3. Type diskpart.
  4. In the new command line window that opens, to determine the USB flash drive number or drive letter, at the command prompt, type list disk, and then click ENTER. The list disk command displays all the disks on the computer. Note the drive number or drive letter of the USB flash drive.
  5. At the command prompt, type select disk <X>, where X is the drive number or drive letter of the USB flash drive, and then click ENTER.
  6. Type clean, and the click ENTER. This command deletes all data from the USB flash drive.
  7. To create a new primary partition on the USB flash drive, type create partition primary, and then click ENTER.
  8. To select the partition that you just created, type select partition 1, and then click ENTER.

    To format the partition, type format fs=ntfs quick, and then click ENTER.

     Important

    If your server platform supports Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), you should format the USB flash drive as FAT32 rather than as NTFS. To format the partition as FAT32, type format fs=fat32 quick, and then click ENTER.

  9. Type active, and then click ENTER.
  10. Type exit, and then click ENTER.
  11. When you finish preparing your custom image, save it to the root of the USB flash drive.

 

 

You dont need to stress yourself looking for a compact disk, just follow the steps and off you go.

 


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