Installing Windows from a PendriveInstall Guide for Windows with a Pendrive
If you need to reinstall the operating system but do not have CD or DVD in your computer, we show you how to install Windows from a USB flash drive, a task that requires several steps but that will be very effective in cases of emergency.
For this procedure we need a USB flash drive of a size that saves a copy of the DVD for Windows, and other small files. Is recommended at least 2GB capacity.
Programs and files
The first item you should download a free application called Universal USB installer. To do this, we open our Internet browser and headed to the site Pendrivelinux. com. In there we move to the bottom and click on the Download UUI button to start the download.
The second important to install Windows from a flash drive element is to create an installer ISO format image, which will be on a CD or DVD. For reasons of copyright, we will not show the process of creating these files.
Preparing the flash drive to install Windows
The first step is to format the flash drive, and for this we run the Universal USB Installer Installing Windows from a Pendrive We accept the license agreement after carefully reading it.
On the next screen, select the operating system you are going to install with the stick, in this example we will use Windows 7. We click on the Browse button and look for the ISO image. Select the USB flash drive connected to the computer or Installing Windows from a Pendrive also we mark the option to format the drive.
Finally, click on the Create button and a preview window with the selected parameters are displayed. After checking all the data, click on the Yes button to begin the creation of bootable flash drive.
Once completed, we can now use the USB flash drive to install Windows 7. For more details watch the following video to all steps.