How To Install Windows 7 & Windows 8 From USB Flash Drive

There are not many people who still use CDs or DVDs for data exchange. Even the OS installation process that used to use CD or DVD, is now using a flash drive. Microsoft also provides a special application to automatically transfer files from an ISO file onto a flash drive and make the flash drive boot-able. This application is called Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool.

This app has a simple interface that makes it easy for anyone to install Windows 7 or Windows 8 from a USB flash drive. Bootable flash drive / pendrive created by Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool allows you to install Windows 7 & 8 directly from USB flash drive without having to first run an existing Windows on your computer. You just need to change the boot order in your computer's BIOS and then boot directly from USB flash drive. The following are the steps to create a Windows 7 or Windows 8 bootable flash drive:

Step 1:
Download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool here (Download) and then install it.
Note: For Windows XP users, Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 and Microsoft Image Mastering API v2 must be installed.

Step 2:
Open the application, click Browse and then select Windows 7 or Windows 8 ISO file.

Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.


Step 3:
Click USB Device button

Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.

Step 4: 
Select your USB flash drive and then click Begin copying
If your device is not displayed, insert USB flash drive and then click Refresh.


Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.

Your bootable USB flash drive is ready to use :)