How to create a Windows 8.1/8 USB Boot Drive

Windows 8 boot Today I am going to show you how to create a USB Windows boot drive for Windows.8  or Windows 8.1. Now you may ask why do  I want a boot drive via USB when I can use a DVD. well for starts its much faster to download the Windows iso file from Microsoft and much easier to carry around as a bootable flash drive. Also more people have DVDd less systems i.e Ultrabooks, HTPCs’ & NUC ( Next Unit of Computing). So how do you create one.

What you need.

1. USB Flash drive (8GB or higher)

2. Microsoft Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 ISO file ( Download here)

3. Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. (Download Here)

 

Next install Windows 7 USB download tool on your PC; after installation run the program and follow the instruction to load iso file. then sect the desired USB flash drive. if  drive is filled up, it will prompt you to format the drive and begin creation of Windows 8.1 Bootable drive. Check out the step bu step video below.

 

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