Installing Windows Os Using Pendrive using Rufus
With such a lot of users needing to create bootable USB flash drives For Windows os, it appears imperative that OS manufacturers provide an inbuilt way to create them with each DVD and CD they provide.
Use Rufus to create bootable USB media
If you too are one such user looking for a solution, you can stop looking and
An open source tool to create a bootable USB drive from any bootable ISO.
Rufus is small in size (nearly 615 KB) and claims to be faster at creating bootable USB drives than most applications of its type.
Steps to use Rufus :-
1) Start Rufus, the first option that you will see is
Device:– It contains all your connected USB drives. If you plug in a USB drive after starting Rufus, the drive you have connected will shortly be available here.
2) You will not need to modify the Partition Scheme and target system type, as the default choice is suitable for making the USB drive work on both UEFI and legacy BIOS computers.
|3) Change the file system from FAT32 to NTFS- from the dropdown menu. This is the file system with which your USB drive will be formatted with. Do note that older computers will not boot from a flash drive formatted as NTFS.|
4) Check the Create a bootable disk using checkbox if it is not already checked. In the dropdown menu next to it, select ISO image. Click on the button right to it to locate your ISO image.
Note that Rufus will format your USB drive deleting everything on it before making it bootable. So, make sure that it does not contain any important data.
5) Click on Start to format your USB drive and extract all files of the ISO to it.
To install the OS, restart your computer and select your USB device as the primary boot option in the BIOS boot menu.