How to Create Windows 7 Bootable USB From ISO File [ Tutorial ]

How to Create Windows 7 Bootable USB From ISO File
Want to create a windows 7 bootable USB drive? If yes then this post is definitely for you.

Gone are the days when we used to install our Windows Operating system on our PCs using Cd/Dvds.

And wait for at least 1 hour to complete the Windows 7 installation process.

But these days USB drives have completely vanished the use of Optical discs.

And also only very few companies are still manufacturing their new generation laptops which include Optical drive as standard hardware.

Although, laptops still have some scope of using these Cd/Dvds but what if you are having a small notebook, tablet or some other digital devices.

And want to install windows 7 on it.

In that case, you need a Windows 7 bootable USB drive and that's why this post is really important for you.

But How would you create it?

Simply Copying/pasting from Windows 7 DVD to a USB flash drive won't help you.

For this, you need to make a special bootable USB device and then safely copy all the Windows 7 installation files to it.

Let's see How.

Create Windows 7 Bootable USB Drive From ISO File

But before we begin.

Please make sure that you have a USB drive of at least 4gb or greater, Windows 7 ISO File and a bootable USB software to convert windows 7 ISO to USB easily.

And If you don't have an ISO File you can download it from here [Download Windows 7 Disc Images (ISO Files) ] or you can create your own ISO File.

In this tutorial, I will be using a tool called Windows USB/DVD Download Tool to make a bootable USB drive. Download Link...

So Let's get started with this tool & follow this step by step Guide.

1. Download and Install USB tool

  • Download the bootable USB tool from the given link and Install it properly. And after installation is completed Open this tool.

Windows USB DVD Download Tool

2. Choose ISO File

  • Now, Click on the Browse button and then select the ISO file from where you have stored & Click Next.

Choose Windows 7 ISO File

3. Choose media type

  • Now, Choose USB device as media type if you want to create Windows 7 bootable USB drive or you can also choose DVD for creating bootable dvd drive.

Choose media type USB

4. Insert USB device

  • Now, insert the USB device and Click on that Refresh Icon & then Click on Begin copying. And wait for 5-10 minutes for completion of this process.

Insert USB device

That's it! You have successfully created a bootable USB drive.

Note:- Please make sure that before clicking on Begin copying button you have backup all your important data stored in the USB device.

Method 2: Using Rufus

Rufus is another simple plug and play tool with all advance features to make bootable USB drives. This tool is really awesome and much faster as compared to other bootable USB software.

Rufus Download Link

Download and Install Rufus from the given link & Follow these steps:-
  1. Open / Run the Rufus tool.
  2. Insert your USB flash drive into the USB Port.
  3. Now, Click on SELECT Option to make Windows bootable disk.
  4. Choose the Windows 7 ISO file.
  5. Click on Start. And Done!
Rufus

Note:- The Best part of this boot tool is that it automatically detects all suitable properties like Partition scheme, Target & File system according to the ISO file.

Conclusion

This is how you can easily create your own bootable USB device from an ISO file and use it to install windows 7 from USB instead of using CD/DVD. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and use these awesome tools to make USB bootable & save your precious time.

Feel free to comment below and also tell us if you know any other better way to create or make windows 7 bootable USB drive.

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