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    Smile Bootable USB: Create Bootable USB Drive to Install Windows 7

    Creating a Bootable USB Windows 7 or Vista Drive : To install Windows on to DVD-Less Laptops

    Format the USB stick as NTFS

    Make USB Volume Active

    Run diskpart.exe and then set your drive and partition to point to the stick. Make sure you set the partition as Active.

    Do this by:-

    1. Run CMD

    2. type diskpart

    3. list volume

    DISKPART> list volume

    4> select USB drive

    if the removable media volume no. is 4 , type :

    DISKPART> Select volume 4


    Create Boot Sector

    There's a tool in Windows 7 or Vista DVD called bootsect.exe. Its on the Windows DVD itself in the Boot directory.

    Run bootsect /nt60 "USB drive letter"

    E:\boot>bootsect /nt60 g:

    Copy DVD files and Boot files

    * Boot directory
    * Sources directory and
    * the files in the root directory

    Finish.

    Source : manekari.blogspot.com
    Last edited by manekari; 11th September 2008 at 15:20.

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    Nice trick....thnx

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    Useful tip.

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