How to create bootable USB flash or DVD drive

Léna Martinez
  • Introduction :

    After purchasing and downloading the ISO file for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10, which are accessible. That means, an ISO file (also known as an ISO image) is an archive file that includes an exact copy (or image) of data from an optical disk, such as a CD or DVD. It is often used for backing up optical disks, or for distributing large file sets that are intended to be burned to an optical disk. For some years Microsoft has started to enable users to download its software in an ISO format (disk image). Thus, all you need to do is simply create a bootable USB stick or DVD disk with the «Windows USB / DVD Download Tool», then restart your computer and start the installation. Windows USB / DVD Download Tool is a tool provided by Microsoft that enables you to create a copy of your Windows ISO file on a USB flash drive or DVD. This guide will assist you at creating a bootable DVD or USB flash drive.

    1. Steps to follow

      1. To begin, download the Windows USB / DVD Download Tool from the Microsoft website.

        Use this link: here

      2. Double click on the downloaded tool to start the installation


      3. After a successful installation, press on Finish and run the tool


      4. To create a bootable USB, first open the application and then select Browse the ISO file.


      5. Select the downloaded file and click on Open.


      6. Select USB if you want to create a bootable USB device or DVD if you want to create a DVD disk.


      7. Select your USB drive, then click on Begin copying.


      8. Done! Your USB/DVD drive is ready for installation.

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