Windows 7 is the most usable and acceptable version of OS that may run into your system. However, for a safety purpose, it is better to keep an ISO file stored in an external device like DVD or USB. Here from this article, you will get the total guidelines of storing an ISO file of Windows 7 in a USB flash drive. Stay glued with this article for Windows 7 bootable USB.
Check The Following Setup Before Starting To Create The Windows 7 Bootable USB Device
Go through the below points to check before creating a booting USB device.
Windows 7 Product-Key
You need to have a Windows 7 product key to learn how to make a Windows 7 bootable USB. There will be a 25 character present in your Windows product key.
Use At least 8GB Of Free-Space USB Device
To create a USB ISO file at first, you need to confirm that the device is having at least 8GB free memory space. The other important thing is that you should use an empty device drive. Because after you have started this process, there is a high risk that you will lose all the present content of this USB device. So after keeping the backup files now let us continue with the checking process.
USB Drive Cleaning Process
At first, connect the USB device to your computer and then open the Windows search bar. To do this, the easiest way is to press the Windows key. Now on this Windows search bar type cmd and right click on the top search result to select the “Run As Administrator” option. Further on this black background Administrator: Command Prompt screen type this below command one after the other. Then press Enter after typing each individually.
list disk-On doing this process, you will see that a list that appears on the Administrator: Command Prompt window. The list will be as Disk 0, Disk 1, Disk 2, among which the option Disk 1 will be your USB drive, click on it. If you determine that your USB drive is listed among these options then pick that option.
After hitting on the USB drive Disk option, you will visit a notification like “Disk X is now the selected disk“. Then again on this Administrator: Command Prompt window type “clean” and hit on the Enter key to execute.
This executing command will respond you back as generating this “DiskPart succeeded in cleaning the disk” message on the screen. As the USB drive gets cleaned up, let us proceed to the process for formatting the USB device. To do the formatting, continue this below explaining instructions.
Formatting Procedure Of USB Drive
To free the total memory of the USB drive you need to continue with these below commands one after the other. In order to execute this, keep pressing the Enter button after finishing each command lines.
At first, choose your Disk option (Disk 2) and then continue with the above-said procedure of utilizing the command lines.
create partition primary
select partition 1
After executing all these above commands, you will end with formatting the USB drive. Then proceed to this below section to learn the procedure of creating bootable USB.
How To Make A Windows 7 Bootable USB?
To create a Windows 7 bootable USB drive follow this below successful instructions:
First Step: Download Windows 7 ISO
Af first, open a browser in your system and then search for the Microsoft software download. Then from the search click on the top result, select your choice of OS. From here click on the Windows 7 section. Now scroll down this window to get the section where you need to provide your Windows 7 product key. The product key consists of 25 vales and looks like +++++-+++++-+++++-+++++-+++++. After entering your Windows 7 product key then hit on the Verify box. Now this will navigate you to the location from where you can be able to download the Windows 7 ISO file by following the instructions.
Second Step: Download Windows 7 USB Drive
As the Windows 7 ISO files get downloaded then open it by going to its downloading location. Then hit twice on the Setup file to install the Windows 7 USB tool. It may take your few minutes to finish the installation process of Windows USB download tool. After that click on the Browse box under this WINDOWS 7 USB/DVD DOWNLOAD TOOL window. Then navigate to the location where the Windows 7 ISO files get downloaded and select on Next.
Third Step: Start Copying In USB Device
Further, select the device which you are using to store the ISO files. As here we are using the USB device so click on the “USB device” box form this window. Then by dropping down the menu arrow select your USB device and hit on the left below “Begin copying” box. Now it will start creating the Windows 7 bootable USB device. Without disturbing the process, wait till its complete. You can see the status of creating the bootable USB device in a percentage manner on your screen. As this process gets completed then click on Exit to close this opening window.
This is the complete process by applying which you can be able to create a Windows 7 bootable USB device.
Now by applying this USB device, you can be able to install or repair your Windows 7 OS in future. Hope this article provides you with the process of setting up Windows 7 bootable USB in a simple manner.