Install windows 7 from USB: Chances are you’ll need to install Windows 7 from a USB device if you have a tablet, or small laptop or netbook device, few of which include optical drives as standard hardware.So in this article, I will tell you about How to Install Windows 7 From USB.
Install Windows 7 From USB
- Create an ISO file from the Windows 7 DVD. If you already know how to create ISO images, fantastic: do it, and then come back here for further instructions on what to do with it.
- Download Microsoft’s Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. Once downloaded, execute the file and follow the installation wizard.
- Start the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool program, which is probably located in your Start menu or on your Start screen, as well as on your Desktop.
- On Step 1 of 4: Choose ISO file screen, click Browse.
- Locate, and then select your Windows 7 ISO file. Then click Open.
- Click Open.
- Click Next once you’re back in Step 1 of 4 screens.
- Click USB device on Step 2 of 4: Choose media type screen.
- On Step 3 of 4: Insert USB device screen, choose the flash drive or external hard drive you want to put the Windows 7 installation files on.
- Click the Begin copying button.
- Click Erase USB Device if you’re prompted to do so in a Not Enough Free Space window. Then click Yes to the confirmation in the next window.
- On Step 4 of 4: Creating bootable USB device, wait for the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool to format the USB drive and then copy the Windows 7 installation files to it from the ISO image you provided.
- The next screen you see should say Bootable USB device created successfully.
You can now close the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool program. The USB drive can now be used to install Windows 7.
- Boot from the USB device to start the Windows 7 setup process.