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

  1. Plug in your USB drive.
  2. Search Command Prompt.
  3. Run it as administrator.
  4. Open the Disk Management utility type ‘diskpart‘ in command prompt and hit Enter.
  5. Now type ‘list disk’ and hit Enter. This will display the list of available connected disks.
  6. From the list you need to select the USB drive. For this, type ‘select disk 1′.
  7. The next step to clean the USB drive. For this, type ‘clean‘ hit Enter.
  8. Now create a boot-able partition, type ‘create partition primary’ and hit Enter.
  9. Now you need to select the partition you just created. Type ‘select partition 1′ and then type ‘active’ and hit Enter.
  10. 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
  11. Now assign a letter to your USB drive, just type ‘assign‘.
  12. Type ‘exit’ to exit from diskpart utility.
  13. Now separately extract your ISO files and mount it, For this, right-click on your ISO file and click mount.
  14. 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.
  15. That’s it, now you are able to install the Operating system in any machine.

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