Create Bootable USB Using Diskpart to Install Windows on Netbook with no CD-ROM
How To: Install Windows 7 Using a USB Flash Drive for Netbook or Notebook
In this video I explain how to install windows 7/8 / vista using a usb flash drive by copying the files from the image or disk.
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Creating Windows 7 install media on flash drive using diskpart
This is just one way to make flash drive bootable, you can use a utility like diskpart to do that. Then copying an install DVD to it will make it act as bootable install media for Windows.
A. Make a bootable flash drive by opening a Command Prompt, ‘Run as Administrator’, to run these commands:
select disk 2 (‘list disk’ to determine number)
create partition primary
select partition 1
format fs=ntfs quick
Copy DVD contents to the Flash Drive
xcopy “Drive Letter”:*.* /s/e/f “Flash Disk Letter”:
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