How to Set up Windows 7 From USB Drive

Do you want to install win 7 in your technique from USB and don’t know how to do it? No far more worries, we will teach you how to do it, step by step. Not only does installing from a USB Drive removes the need to have for a DVD drive, the set up time is also significantly lowered. Read every single step and perform it very carefully so that you don’t mess things up. Our guide will have you rocking the new version of Windows in no time!

You will call for a USB Drive with minimum capacity of 4 GB.

Step 1: Format USB flash drive to NTFS format

  • In your Windows, go to Control panel -> system -> hardware -> Device manager.
  • Under the disk drives section, appropriate click on the USB storage drive and pick Properties (As shown in the screen shot below).

  • Click on the Policies tab, select optimize for efficiency. Click OK (As shown in the screen shot below).

  • Open your Windows Explorer, you really should see the USB storage drive in the inventory. Appropriate click and select Format. Now Choose NTFS from the drop down bar. Following that Click Commence.

 Step two : Commands From CMD

  • On the Commence menu, navigate to the command prompt entry. Proper-click and choose Run as administrator (As shown in the Screen Shot below).

  •  Now Type the following (as show in Screen Shot Beneath):

list disk

  •   Select the USB disk (Be careful in choice). Now Kind the following (also show in Screen Shot Below):

choose disk X (exactly where X is the drive number of the USB flash drive)

  • Now list the present partition. Record the partition number and type the following (also show in the screen shot)

list partition

  • Now choose the current partition and make it active.

choose partition Y ( where Y is the partition quantity of the USB flash drive)

Step 3: Creating bootable USB flash drive with win 7

  • Download Windows 7 iso (32-bit/64 bit) file to your desktop.
  • Download and install WinRAR.
  • Right-click on the Windows 7 iso file and pick Extract to win-7. Extract the files to a folder (you can name the folder any name you want, but for illustration goal, I named it win-7) on your desktop.

  • Now Open Your Command prompt (Not as administrator). In your command prompt, write following commands (also shown in screen shot beneath):

cd Desktop/win-7 (Adjust the destination to the folder that you have extracted)
cd boot
bootsect /nt60 X: ( exactly where X is the drive latter of your USB drive )

  • Now, copy all the files from the Windows 7 folder to the USB flash drive.
  • Reboot the computer. Keep in mind to change the very first boot device to your USB drive from the BIOS.
  • Ultimately, you should be able to install Windows 7 from your USB flash drive now.

If you are getting any difficulty understanding any step please feel cost-free to ask in the comments section.

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