Ever wondered How to make Bootable USB Pen drive ? So that you don’t have to rely on Empty DVD/CD or Rewritable DVD/CD all the time? Well, the best solution for it to make your USB Pen Drive Bootable one in Just 4 Steps.It will not get damaged or get scratched like DVD and the best thing is pendrive is very compact and handy. Now we are going to see How to make your USB Pen Drive into Bootable OS Pendrive to install Windows or Any Linux Based OS on your PC/Laptops.
Step 1 : Get Your Desired OS in ISO format
Grab your desired Operating System(OS) in ISO format. Get your Favorite OS that is Windows 8 ,Windows 7 ,Windows XP ,Ubuntu or any Linux based OS like FreeBSD,Linux Mint,PC Linux etc,. in ISO format.Generally whenever you download any OS from their official website it will be in ISO format. You can get Windows 8 Operating System(OS) trail version by going to Microsoft Official website.All you need to download Windows 8 OS Trail in Microsoft Website is Microsoft Email id. If you don’t have one you can sign up Here. After Signing up login with the same id and Go to this link to Download Your Windows 8 OS Trail Version choose 32 bit or 64 bit according to your System Configuration.
Step 2 : Get Universal USB Installer Software
After Downloading your desired OS in ISO format ,save it in your PC/Laptop hard disk and then download Universal USB Installer Software in their Official website Here and save it in your Desktop.
Step 3 : Insert and Format the USB Pen-Drive
Now plug the USB Pen drive in your system and format the Pen drive.After Formatting the Pen drive Double Click the Universal USB Installer Software which you saved on your Desktop and Screen will Pop Up click “I Agree”. After that you will be getting the Screen like below
Click the drop down menu and choose Windows 8 Installer,Choose the option according to the OS you downloaded, If your OS is not listed choose Choose “Try Unlisted Linux ISO” . In the above screenshot i selected Windows 8 and after choosing that ,click Browse and locate the Operating System(OS) Image ISO file you have downloaded earlier,Here we are choosing Windows 8 OS Trail ISO .
Step 4 : Bootable USB Pen Drive Ready
After Choosing the ISO image file,Click “Select Your USB Flash Drive” and choose your Pen Drive from the list. Now Click Create and wait until it finishes. After Finishing the process you can use your Pendrive as BOOTABLE USB PENDRIVE to Install Operating System(OS) on your PC /Laptops.