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Windows7/8/8.1 installation from Pendrive

For installing windows7/8/8.1 from pendrive you need a pendrive(4GB or above) and windows 7/8/8.1 installation files.

Follow the instruction below for making Pendrive bootable for installation of windows7/8/8.1:

1. Plug-in your USB drive ( pendrive ).

Open cmd as administrator.

GO to start menu and then  All programs>Accessories, then right click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.

2. Then write diskpart and press enter. A message will show. Then type list disk.

if you have one hard disk then two disk will show: Make sure which is your pendrive by seeing the size of the device or any other properties.

i assume your pendrive is disk1.

Now type each bold line and press enter:

select disk 1

clean

create partition primary

select partition 1

active

format fs=ntfs quick

assign

exit

don’t close cmd.

Now insert your windows7/8/8.1 DVD into DVD drive or If you have ISO file in your hard drive extract it to a folder.

let DVD drive letter is D( or let we extract it to D drive) and pendrive letter is H(check your own letter).

Now type the following command>

D: cd boot and press enter.

finally type bootsect.exe /nt60 H: and press enter.

Now copy your windows 7/8/8.1 files from your DVD(or from extracted folder) to pendrive and restart your pc for cheking the pendrive.

Remember you have to change boot device priority from bios and set usb device boot first>from disable to  enable.

this is all.

thanks for reading this post.

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