Easiest Way to Make Bootable USB Drive for Windows


Well we usually get into problems installing new Operating Systems.

Most of us install new Operating Systems using Bootable DVD.

But there is a very easy way by which we can install Windows OS.

The easiest trick is installing an OS from USB Stick.

But what if you don’t know how to make a Bootable USB Drive?


Well no problem Guys..!!

Today you will learn how easily we can make bootable USB Sticks using Windows Operating Systems.

how to create a bootable usb windows 7

Steps to Make a Bootable Pendrive

Step 1: First download a little software Rufus.

What is Rufus?

Rufus is an utility that helps to make bootable USB Drives such as Pendrive, Memory Sticks.

Key Features:

  • Very small size (Only 616 Kb)
  • Multiple Languages
  • Easy to Use

System Requirements:

Windows XP or later, 32 or 64 bit doesn’t matter.

Step 2: Download and Install Rufus in your Computer and open it.

Step 3: Now insert your Pendrive or any other Memory Stick you want to use to make Bootable USB.

make a bootable usb drive

Step 4: Inside the Rufus app your Pendrive name will show up. Now Click on the Disk icon to select your ISO image file from your PC.

make usb drive bootable

Step 5: After selecting the ISO image file click Start button and the process will start. You will get a warning that your USB Stick’s Data will be erased fully. If you have anything important files in your Pendrive then backup those files in your PC.

Step 6: Now the full process will take some time. After completing process you can see a button Close, tap that and that’s all.

You are now ready with your Bootable USB Stick to install new Operating System.

This method will work in Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.


So today you learnt how easily we can make bootable usb drives. It’s the easiest way to install new OS.

If you know any better tool than this you can recommend me in the comment section 🙂

Like my article?

Share this with your friends on Social Networks.

If you experiencing any problem during the process just drop a comment in the comment section.

I am always there to help you 🙂


  1. Hello Soumya,

    You did a great job by writing this awesome tutorial about how to make bootable USB drive for windows.I hope this tutorial will help those people who doesn’t know how to create a bootable USB flash drive to install windows.

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful tutorial with us 🙂

    Have a great day!

    Minakshi Srivastava

  2. Wow technology keeps getting easier and simpler by the day. Some years ago this would’ve been a very cumbersome task but right here you have shared the easiest method of creating bootable discs i have ever come across. Thanks for sharing, i can’t wait to walk around with a bootable memory stick around.

  3. Soumya
    please tell about the speed of the pen drive should be of at lest what speed because my pen drive is a bit old one of about 2001 and its not taking up what u have discussed above.. !!

  4. It is nice to see the wonders of our technology nowadays. That bootable USB drive will become handy when everything fails.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here