Make bootable pen drive/usb drive – windows

In case your computers CD/DVD rom is not working when you try to install using Windows 7 DVD and it fails in middle of installation with some error. A...

In case your computers CD/DVD rom is not working when you try to install using Windows 7 DVD and it fails in middle of installation with some error.

A detailed steps to make an usb drive / pen drive as windows bootable drive. which you can use to install Windows 7 on your laptop or desktop computer.

Steps as follows :-

Open command prompt as run as administrator

C:\Windows\system32>diskpart

Microsoft DiskPart version 6.1.7601
Copyright (C) 1999-2008 Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: DURGA

DISKPART> list disk

Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
——– ————- ——- ——- — —
Disk 0 Online 149 GB 0 B
Disk 1 Online 7728 MB 0 B

DISKPART> select disk 1

Disk 1 is now the selected disk.

DISKPART> list disk

Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
——– ————- ——- ——- — —
Disk 0 Online 149 GB 0 B
* Disk 1 Online 7728 MB 0 B

DISKPART> clean

DiskPart succeeded in cleaning the disk.

DISKPART> create partition primary

DiskPart succeeded in creating the specified partition.

DISKPART> list disk

Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
——– ————- ——- ——- — —
Disk 0 Online 149 GB 0 B
* Disk 1 Online 7728 MB 0 B

DISKPART> select partition 1

Partition 1 is now the selected partition.

DISKPART> active

DiskPart marked the current partition as active.

DISKPART> format fs=ntfs quick

100 percent completed

DiskPart successfully formatted the volume.

DISKPART> assign

DiskPart successfully assigned the drive letter or mount point.

DISKPART> exit

Leaving DiskPart…

C:\Windows\system32>

Now copy the all the contents of the windows 7 DVD to the pen drive.

Eject the pen drive and now the pen drive is ready for boot.

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