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Can someone help me or give me a tutorial on how to make a Windows XP OR Windows 7 USB bootable drive. I`ve got an image for both XP and 7 and the CDs of both of them, only my computer doesn`t have a DVD drive. Rep+ for answers biggrin.gif
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Free product that comes with most Windows 7 installations made my Microsoft. Just make sure your thumbdrive is big enough and then follow the instructions.

http://download.cnet.com/Windows-7-USB-DVD-Download-Tool/3000-18513_4-10972600.html
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I tried it, but it states my ISO file isn`t correct or is not valid. frown.gif. Maybe if you tell me how to make an ISO file from original DVD?
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Umm, have you tried WintoFlash?
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If you are sure the ISOs work though then you could try another application. The microsoft one tends to be a bit picky. You need a DVD/CD drive to make an ISO from a disc.

Try the one I listed below. I use it to create a thumbdrive that can install XP/Vista/7. It is a bit more complicated because its designed to allow you to boot from multiple ISOs and provide a GUI but should serve your purpose if you follow the instructions.

http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/
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Originally Posted by qwertymac93;14398321 
Umm, have you tried WintoFlash?

I use this one for all my windows USB boot images. Very easy tool, there are others with a broader range of OS compatibility, but i don't think you can beat the ease of use here.
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