Earlier we have shown you how to install Windows 7 using bootable USB/flash/pen drive and also how to create only a bootable USB.
As many users are asking us an easier way to create bootable USB to reduce the task that we have covered in install windows 7 from USB guide (which uses command prompt), we have compiled a list of utilities that help you create a bootable USB in a few minutes.
There might be some paid tools that help to create a bootable USB, but these tools are really helpful as one can create a bootable USB in a few steps. All these utilities are absolutely free to download and use.
This is the best and the ultimate tool to create a bootable USB to install Windows 7, Vista, or XP. With this tool one can create a bootable USB pen drive with a single-click. You can follow our how to create bootable Windows 7, Vista, XP USB flash drive with single-click guide to know more.
Making a bootable USB is very easy with Rufus when compared to the long command prompt approach. In addition to creating bootable USB, it also lets you create Windows To Go drives as well. According to the developer of this software, this is the fastest tool out there for job.
WinToFlash is another fantastic freeware to install Windows 7, Vista and XP from USB flash drive. Even WinToFlash also consumes very less time to make a bootable Windows USB drive.
Passcafe ISO Burner
Unlike its competitors, Passcafe ISO Burner lets create bootable USB not just from ISO file but also from Windows DVD or installation files. The program is simple and easy to use. The only catch is that it isn’t portable.
harinath ranjan says
fixmypc- asking for key… !!!!!!!! if u have pls send.. thanks
You are offers a very dangerous software, like Unebootin. This program is broke my Usb flash drive. I spend hours try to recovery and after very long time and shattered nerves, i success to recovery my usb flash frive. Thank you for your dangerous sugession for software.
Rakesh kumar pal says
how to create win 7 in pendrive
Sir,i download windows xp 64 bit from your site and used win to flash to burn it into usb using that i tried to clean instal my pc there for i formated my windows drive but after formating the installation was terminated due to the missing of ‘sif’ file
pls help,my pc haven’t a os now
wintoflash have is a malware
Great bonus! Now, it won’t close. Be stuck with it runnin’the whole time I’m here now. DO NOT get Winto, or you’ll regret it as I do.
Apperantly, the real Winto files are bigger than GTA4. Half-hour at a net cafe waiting and now at 14%. Either that or they’re reading the entire drive byte by byte. Woulda dumped it when I saw the useless Ask bar requirement, but its not my computer, I use Linux. Its XP just like they want. and it restores every boot anyway. ‘Bout wasted enuf’time. Still 14%. Fuk Winto. Can install an OS faster. A big one.
Thanks it works fine
Jim in Florida says
NOTE: WinToFlash now requires a last-step click-to-install search toolbar or you cannot get the utility. They don’t tell you that up front. You can cancel the download, however, which I did.
I tried wintoflash and it worked well running on a 64-bit win7 machine and using a copy of a Dell Win7-64-bit install files as input. Booted right up. Tomorrow I will try to do the same thing while running on my XP-32 bit machine using the same files as input. thanks for tell me about wintoflash.
A Bootable USB failed to produce a bootable usb when run on a 32-bit xp machine with the source being a microsoft iso file for 64-bit windows7. It went through the motions and produced a key, but when I tried to load it on a target 64-bit machine, it failed with NT LOADER MISSING. I also tried to use it running on a 64-bit windows7 machine, but it hangs immediately when you try to browse for an iso file or folder. I was using version 9.6.508
So, if any one has had success with 64 bit machines, please post here.
Thank you for this wonderful post. I’m using Unetbootin right now to make a USB image
atiqur rahman says
i need this software. thanks!
hi how are you plz instal win to flash
GOOD WORK. GOD BLESS U. KEEP IT UP
NITIN KUMAR says
thanks alot. very good software. it helps me to reduce tthe efforts of collecting cd/dvd of windows. now we have the power in single instrument. works great. keep it up dude.
u r doing good job…….
SD Formater says
why i tried everything on my r4i but nothing happened please help me
i like thjs sofware
The Hong says
another mirror for Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
im trying to great a multie flash usb drive, this is what i want to do if anyone knows how.
i want it to boot into dos with a menue consisting of a number of different programs. im stuck ived tried partitioning drive to have multiple drives but only the primary is shown in windows enviroment.
now im looking into this option,
i want to beable to choose between using hirens software and spinrite allso active boot disk creator there all dos programs.dont know how to creat a script somthing like this
1.run active boot drive
run [ ]
ONLY ONE WORD THE BEST THANKS FOR THIS GUIDE
karan bhatta says
This type of tool should help to make bootable for all kind of windows
Gaurav Karmakar says
LOL! Why Should Someone Use Any Software At All To Make A Windows7 Bootable Flash Drive / USB HDD? Just Make The Partition Active (Use Diskpart tool of windows) and Extract The Whole Windows7 ISO Into That Active Partition. Keep The Drive Plugged, Enter the BIOS and Select It As Your 1st Hard Disk if There is No Option To Boot From USB Drive, save and exit. After Restarting Windows 7 Setup Will Start To Load. I do this all the time as a hardware engineer. Never seen this method failed me. One more thing I should mention here; Installing Windows7 from a USB 2.0 Drive into a decent system takes almost 12 minutes in average. ENJOY….For Windows XP I Use WinToFlash, The Best Tool Around For This Job.
Stee W says
This arctile helped greatly! Thanks!!
Test b4 posting says
You should test these softwares before you do copy and paste reviews.
Unebootin does not seem to work for XP bootable. Tried Fat and NTFS system.
It works with windows 7,make sure you you format usb drive using NTFS, not tried vista yet.
Also remember Uinebootin requires ISO file, while some of the others needs DVD exctracted files.
fukin awesome softwares….even better than comand prompt…hahaha
by the way i used the first one which is best among all 4.
now i can install winows 7 very easily…for free…lol