How to install Windows Vista/7 using bootable USB storage device
- Windows Vista/7 DVD 0r installation source (setup backup files)
A 4GB USB 2.0 Storage device (Its recommeded to use USB 2.0 device for optimal performance)
- Plug your USB storage device.
- Run CMD and execute the following commands one by one.
Run Disk parition utility
To get disk index that is used to pefrom disk paritioning.
Selects disk to pefrom disk paritioning.
Flush your existing all USB drive's partitions.
Creates a parition as primary parition.
Format your USB drive w/ recommeded parameters. (No need to worry about file system format)
Set the parition as active to hold bootmgr.
To quit Diskpart utlity
Now copy all Windows Vista/7 files to USB storage device... thats all.
- Boot your PC w/ it, you can install Windows Vista/7 via bootable USB storage device.
Note: If you face any trouble to boot w/ it or unable to boot, try this
I:\Boot\Bootsect.exe /NT60 I: Where I: is the drive letter of USB storage device