You can create your own boot-able Windows 10 USB flash drive with or without the help of third party software. The same method will apply for creating a boot-able USB flash drive almost any of the OS such as Windows 10/8.1/7, Windows Server 2016/2012/2008 and Ubuntu, CentOS, Redhat Linux.
Create Bootable USB Disk Manually using Command Prompt
- Plug in your USB drive.
- Search Command Prompt.
- Run it as administrator.
- Open the Disk Management utility type ‘diskpart‘ in command prompt and hit Enter.
- Now type ‘list disk’ and hit Enter. This will display the list of available connected disks.
- From the list you need to select the USB drive. For this, type ‘select disk 1′.
- The next step to clean the USB drive. For this, type ‘clean‘ hit Enter.
- Now create a boot-able partition, type ‘create partition primary’ and hit Enter.
- Now you need to select the partition you just created. Type ‘select partition 1′ and then type ‘active’ and hit Enter.
- Now format the USB drive by typing ‘format fs=fat32’ format and hit Enter. or you can format the disk in NTFS partition by typing ‘format fs=ntfs quick‘
- Now assign a letter to your USB drive, just type ‘assign‘.
- Type ‘exit’ to exit from diskpart utility.
- Now separately extract your ISO files and mount it, For this, right-click on your ISO file and click mount.
- Finally copy all the files on ISO files and paste them in the USB drive by typing ‘xcopy F:\*.* G:\ /E/H/F’ where F:\ is your windows 10 files which you have mounted in Point 13 and G:\ is your USB disk drive.
- That’s it, now you are able to install the Operating system in any machine.
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