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Having a bootable USB is very essential, especially if you are a etboo! user. Using bootable USB to install an operating system "#S$ not only ma!es the installation faster, but also saves a %&%. 'reating or using an USB drive to install (indows operating systems is very easy if you follow the below mentioned steps.

)f you are planning to use bootable USB to install (indows * or &ista please refer our guides: )nstall (indows */&ista using bootable USB guide +nd also, you can refer install (indows * on +cer +spire #ne guide 'oming bac! to bootable USB guide, here we assume that you are using either &ista or (indows * to create a bootable USB. ,. )nsert your USB "-.B/ preferable$ stic! to the system and bac!up all the data from the USB as we are going to format the USB to ma!e it as bootable. 0. #pen elevated 'ommand 1rompt. 2o do this, type in CMD in Start menu search field and hit Ctrl + Shift + Enter. +lternatively, navigate to Start 3 +ll programs 3+ccessories 3 right clic! on 'ommand 1rompt and select run as administrator. 4. (hen the 'ommand 1rompt opens, enter the following command: DISKPART and hit enter. LIST DISK and hit enter.

#nce you enter the 5)S2 %)S6 command, it will show the dis! number of your USB drive. )n the below image my USB drive dis! no is %is! ,. -. )n this step you need to enter all the below commands one by one and hit enter. +s these commands are self e7planatory, you can easily guess what these commands do. SELECT DISK 1 "8eplace %)S6 , with your dis! number$ CLEAN CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SELECT PARTITION 1 ACTI E !ORMAT !S"NT!S #!or$at %ro&e'' $a( ta)e fe* 'e&on+', ASSI-N E.IT

%on9t close the command prompt as we need to e7ecute one more command at the ne7t step. :ust minimi;e it. <. )nsert your (indows %&% in the optical drive and note down the drive letter of the optical drive and USB media. Here ) use =D> as my optical "%&%$ drive letter and =H> as my USB drive letter. ?. .o bac! to command prompt and e7ecute the following commands: D/CD BOOT and hit enter. (here =%> is your %&% drive letter. CD BOOT and hit enter to see the below message. BOOTSECT0E.E1NT23 4/ "(here =H> is your USB drive letter$

*. 'opy (indows %&% contents to USB. @ou are done with your bootable USB. @ou can now use this bootable USB as bootable %&% on any computer that comes with USB boot feature "most of the current motherboards support this feature$.

ote that this bootable USB guide will not wor! if you are trying to ma!e a bootable USB on A1 computer.