To copy the Windows 7 ISO file to a USB flash drive
Before you begin:
Make sure you've already purchased and
downloaded the Windows 7 ISO file to
Make sure you've copied any files on the
USB flash drive to an external location. The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool will erase
any data on the USB flash drive.
Click the Start
button , click All Programs, click the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
folder, and then click Windows 7
USB/DVD Download Tool.
Under Step 1 of 4: Choose
ISO file, click Browse, browse to the Windows 7 ISO file you downloaded, click
it, click Open, and then click Next.
Under Step 2 of 4: Choose
media type, click USB device.
Under Step 3 of 4: Insert
USB device, click your USB flash drive in the drop-down list, and
then click Begin copying.
If you see a dialog box that says that there
isn't enough free space on the USB flash drive, click Erase
USB Device, and then click Yes.
When the process is finished, click the Close button in the upper-right
corner of the window.
To install Windows 7
using a USB flash drive
If you don't need to start your netbook
using the USB flash drive, you can simply browse to the USB flash drive,
and then double-click setup.exe
to begin Windows 7
To start your netbook using the USB flash
Turn off your netbook, insert the USB flash
drive, and then restart your netbook.
Press any key when prompted, and then follow
the instructions that appear.
On the Install Windows page, choose your language
and other preferences, and then click Next.
If the Install Windows page doesn't appear, and
you're not asked to press any key, you might need to change some system
settings. To learn how to do this, see Start your computer
from a Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive.
Follow the instructions to finish installing