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Windows 7: Windows 7 Download tool - how do I create bootable USB drive

24 Sep 2015   #1
art47

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Windows 7 Download tool - how do I create bootable USB drive

Good evening
I have Windows 7 PC, and would like to create a bootable version of OS on a USB drive
The instructions seem to apply to people who downloaded Windows from a web site. I did not. Windows was already installed on PC I purchase

Once I download the Windows Download tool, can I make a bootable copy of OS on USB drive from Windows on my desktop? Thank you


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24 Sep 2015   #2
AddRAM

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No you need the iso file of Windows 7.

If you don`t own the disc, you`ll have to download it from somewhere.

Once you have the iso file, use this program to put it on a stick, it works great.

WiNToBootic bootable usb drive windows vista/7/8 - Bootable USB | Bootable USB

If you had the install disc, you could simply create the iso file with a program like Image Burn or Nero, for future purposes and as a backup

You can always try your key here, but so far it does not work with OEM keys, but someone HAS claimed their OEM key worked to download the iso file, Good Luck

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...nload/windows7

Only Retail or System Builder OEM keys work for a successful download. ( or so they say )

I myself have downloaded an Iso from that site with my system builders key
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