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Create Bootable Windows 7 Pen Drive from ISO File (Using Window 7 USB Tool)

If you haven’t migrated to Windows 10 yet and like working with Windows 7, here is a thing you’ll love to know. In the blog, we’ll learn to create bootable Windows 7 pen drive from ISO File.

Requirement: A pen drive of size 4GB or more and Windows 7 ISO file.

Once you have these, plug the pen drive to computer and follow the instructions,

  1. Download Windows7 USB DVD tool which is a free utility tool by Microsoft.
  2. Install the tool and run.
  3. Browse and select your Windows 7 ISO file. Click ‘Next’ to proceed.
  4. Select ‘USB Device’ since we’re making bootable windows 7 pen drive.
  5. Select the pen drive in the dropdown list. Refresh if you can’t see. Click ‘Begin Copying’.
  6. Bootable files will start copying to the flash drive. The process may take 10-15 minutes or more depending on the data transfer speed and version of Windows 7.
  7. Once the process completes, status will set to ‘Backup Completed’.
  8. That’s it. You have successfully created a bootable pen drive ready to install Windows 7 in your computer.

Installing operating system using pen drive is a better option than doing the same with DVD as its comparatively very fast. Moreover, certain laptops and netbook devices have optical drive option so learning this way is useful.

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