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Windows 7: Best Portable Boot Options?

27 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64
Best Portable Boot Options?

I'm a computer tech, and I service a lot of different computers for many different people. In the old days, I could make a bootable floppy with all my utilities on it, and be on my way. Now, of course, few people have floppy drives, but I still need a way to boot all the different computers I find, whether 32-bit or 64-bit.

I created a Ubuntu Linux CD, but I don't know the software well enough to display any directory tree apart from the Linux system (I can't browse the Windows directories, or even see the Windows directories).

I have a pair of new 16 GB USB flash drives that I would like to make bootable. What should I put on them, and how would I do it? I think I managed to get Win 7 64 on one, but that probably isn't the OS I want to use for my application. Any suggestions?

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28 Aug 2012   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate


Have a look through the information in this tutorial at the link below for some additional ideas and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

MS-DOS Bootable Flash Drive - Create
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