Bored of installing operating system from CD? Here’s the easiest method to create a bootable USB drive to install any OS on your PC/Laptop. I have tested this method on both Windows & Linux OS, and works neat without a glitch. Actually, its more easier and faster than the other methods we used to make our USB drive bootable. Before initiating this how-to, download the operating system that you would like to install to your PC/Laptop. Here’s the link to download Windows 7 32-bit Ultimate x86, Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate x64, and Linux Ubuntu.
How To Create A Bootable USB Drive
- Download Rufus to your computer.
- Connect USB drive to your computer.(Min. storage size required 4GB)
- Run the application “Rufus”.
- And the app window will look like the below screenshot.
- Rufus will automatically detect the USB drive connected to the system, if you’ve connected more than one USB to your system make sure you choose the exact USB device.
- Now, click the drive image to select the OS.iso file.
- A pop-up window appears, navigate to the OS.iso file you’ve already downloaded to your computer.
- If choose to install Windows OS, the file system will automaically changes to NTFS. If choose to install Ubuntu, the file system will automatically changes to FAT32.
- Click “Start”, and make sure you’ve a backup of the file in USB drive. By clicking the start button all data will be destroyed from the USB. Click Ok to continue.
- Wait till the file gets copied to the USB drive.
- That’s it! Your USB drive is now ready to boot any system.
Just plugin your USB drive to your PC/Laptop and install the operating system as easy as ever. If you find any problem in installing OS using USB drive, just drop a comment below in the comment section and we will help you out.