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Windows 7: using a flash drive for clean windows 7 installation

17 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium - 64 bit
using a flash drive for clean windows 7 installation

i was just wondering how i extract the files from an installation disc onto a flash drive, so i can use the flash drive to perform a clean install.

Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD

i already looked at this but it wasn't specific to my uses.

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17 May 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium - 64 bit

nvm, should have looked harder

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
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17 May 2011   #3


Here's a much easier method: Universal USB Installer – Easy as 1 2 3 | USB Pen Drive Linux

Browse to Windows 7 installer, then load in the ISO.

Extract ISO from DVD using ImgBurn: ImgBurn - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET

The next easiest method is to install UltraISO trial version, on File tab Open Win7 DVD, on Bootable tab Write DIsk Image, Format, Write. This method extracts the ISO itself so you don't need two programs.
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