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Windows 7: How to create Bootable USB drive

13 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
How to create Bootable USB drive


I want create a Bootable USB drive on my pen-drive for Windows 7. Searched on Google and this looked quite good: 4 Ways to Create a Bootable Windows 7 or Vista USB Drive

Also, checked few tutorials on Windows 7 forum but wasn't sure how accurate they were.

Simple I want step by step process to create a Bootable USB on my pen-drive.

SanDisk = 8 GB pen-drive
Windows 7 ISO image

My laptop's ODD isn't working. Hence, cannot install OS through DVD/CD, so, need a Bootable USB drive for the same.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Oct 2013   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Sunimar,

The tutorials below from here will help show you step by step how to. It just depends on if you wanted it for UEFI or not. They are accurate and always updated to keep them so.

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool


UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

Hope this helps, :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

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19 Oct 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thanks Shawn and AddRam for the helpful links. Will try and will let you know the results.

I also want to use the remaining space on my USB drive as an OS wouldn't consume more then 4GB of the space while the remaining 4GB would be unused. Can you help me with tutorials which also explain how to do so while creating a bootable USB drive.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Oct 2013   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

No worries. You will still be able to use any free space on the bootable USB as you normally would. :)
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