Create Windows 8 Bootable USB – How to Guide

There are number of ways for installing an operating system to your computer. Most of the people do it by using bootable CD/DVD of windows. But we really don’t need to install windows very frequently and because of this , it is so difficult to put this bootable disc on safe place and remember where you have kept it when needed. Here are steps to make Windows 8 Bootable USB.

Also , number of times when you are installing window you see some error saying that some of the necessary installation file is missing from the disc and setup can not be continued. All this happens because of scratches present on disc surface since disc is too old to use.

Windows 8 Bootable USB

Apart from all these , Not all Computers have working CD or DVD Drives. This creates a big issue for those who want to install operating system via Disc method,So today here i bring a easy tutorial to Create Windows 8 Bootable USB .

How to Create Windows 8 Bootable USB

I here Assume that you already have ISO image of Windows 8 or 7 of which you want to Create Bootable Pendrive.

Step 1 :Download Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool and install it.

This tool is available for free from Microsoft Corporation as well so you can get it from there too. Despite its name, this tool works with Windows 8 ISOs as well. You can use this tool for any version of Windows.

Step 2:After downloading and installing the tool, Run it , now you need to Browse and give the path where the ISO  file is located in your computer.

Step 3:Now select whether you want to create a bootable DVD for windows or you want it to be a bootable pendrive. Here you need to select USB device because you want to make bootable pendrive.

Step 4: Browse and select the pendrive which you want to make bootable. Make sure that the pendrive has atleast 4 gb free . Now click on Begin Copying.

Step 5:Once you begin copying , the tool will start creating bootable Windows 8 USB installer flash drive using the Windows 8 ISO. Let this process complete , lastly when you see the message “Bootable USB Device created successfully”, you can restart your PC and boot from the USB drive.

So this was my Quick tutorial on how to Create Windows 8 Bootable USB, Hope this will help you.

  1. I’ve another idea.. Download win to flash application !! Keep ur windows OS in ur system (not bootable)…. Jus plug ur pen drive … Install d w2f app, open it !! Application itself recognised d pen drive … Keep ur pendrive empty… Yu will b asked d directory of OS contains…. Jus click d folder (ex. Win7 OS) and click ok !! then continue…. It will automatically formats again… Then files r copied to pen drive also it ll b bootable !! Tats it, thank Yu !! Simply u need is download win to flash app (jus 3 mb). :)

  2. thanks sir it is very help full. but sir i want to know how to to know how to make multipart pen drive for windows XP, 7 and 8, please sir i will be thankful to you

  3. Prince Bash

    ooh very very good and nice webpage u hav here…..thank u soo much for creating dis helpful page…like it

  4. we can make bootable pen drive with ultra ISO or other ISO’s software and it works with any os
    1.start ultraISO with administrator
    2.find file in down side’s window
    3.then double click on it that file u can see on up side window
    4.then Bootable->write disc image… can see new dialog box that dialog box select your pen drive’s drive in
    ” Disc Drive:” “Image File :” your iso path will appears
    8.Write Method is USB-HDD+ on “write” and then it will take 10 mins
    Warning : your pen drive have to empty otherwise you will lost it

  5. how to set the pendrive as first bootable device instead of cd drive?Please ans me via email.
    Thnks in advance
    awaiting a positive action from your side

  6. Tanmay Bhavsar

    This is also a complex way to make boot-able,I have a trick that does’t require any software..

    1) Format your pen drive with it’s default allocation.
    2) Copy the contain of the ISO image or the files of windows 8.
    3) Simply paste that contain in your pen drive.

    After completion, just eject your pen drive and again install your pen drive in to your computer you can see your pen drive’s logo has changed….

    In this manner you can make boot able Pen drive……

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