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5 tools to burn a copy of Windows on a flash drive

Have you downloaded Windows 7 or Windows 8 in ISO format, or even downloaded Windows 8.1 from the official Microsoft website. Now you want to install Windows on the computer, but the problem is that you cannot install Windows directly from the ISO file, so you must first burn it to a DVD, but why not do what is easier and burn a copy of Windows on flash memory. Certainly, it is better, especially since you may not have a DVD drive and also you may not have the ability to burn a copy of Windows to DVD. Therefore, through this topic, we will review a set of tools and programs to burn a copy of Windows 7/8/8.1 to a bootable flash drive easily and professionally.

How to copy a copy of Windows to a flash drive


Now we will review the best tools and programs that burn a copy of Windows self-booting on a USB flash drive easily, and you can then use the flash memory to install Windows by setting the device from the BIOS to boot directly from the flash memory, just as you did by choosing to boot from CD or DVD. But now you choose to boot from the flash memory and then start normally to install Windows. So let's get started with the tools below.


1. Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool


The Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool is an official from Microsoft that allows you to install Windows 7 and Windows 8, where you choose the ISO file from your device and then choose whether you want to burn the file to a DVD or a flash drive, and then the burning process begins. Note that all files on the flash memory will be completely deleted. So be sure to copy files from it before burning Windows on it. Excellent and easy-to-use tool. (download the tool)


2. WinUSB Maker


A win USB Maker is a free tool with which you can create a self-booting flash drive. Not only from the ISO file but also from a folder containing the Windows installation files. Also, the tool does not need to be installed, it works directly, all you have to do is download it and then run it directly. Compatible with Windows XP and even Windows 8. (Download the tool)


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3. WinToBootic


WiNToBootic is another very special free tool that allows you to create a self-booting flash drive from Windows 7, Windows 8, or even Windows 8.1 from an ISO file, from a DVD, or a folder on the device. The tool does not need to be installed, you just download it and then run it directly, as it is very fast. The interface of the program is distinctive, easy to use, and has a great design. (download the tool)


4. Rufus. Tool


Rufus is a small tool for creating a self-booting flash drive. The tool can create a self-booting flash drive from Windows or Linux systems. It is also compatible with Windows XP, even Windows 8, and even Windows 11. The tool is also easy to use, through which you can create a flash drive from any Windows system. It is also very fast. (download the tool)


5. ISO2Disc Tool


ISO2Disc is a simple and easy-to-use tool that allows you to burn an ISO file to a DVD or a self-booting flash drive. The tool is completely free, and it is also compatible with Windows versions. The use is very easy, you just choose the ISO file, then the flash drive, and then start burning directly to create a self-booting flash drive. (download the tool)


There are many tools and programs to create a self-booting flash drive from your copy of Windows. These tools are the easiest to use, as you all notice, you just choose the ISO file from your device and then click on Burn to start burning the flash memory and wait for minutes until the flash memory is burned, then you restart the device and choose it to boot through the flash memory and then start the process Installing Windows and often it will be faster than installing from a CD or DVD, but this certainly depends on the speed of data transfer on your flash memory, but in all cases, it will often be faster.

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احمد ابو المجد
Ahmed Abu Al-Majd - Egyptian Arab blogger and YouTuber - supervisor and owner of the Abu Al-Majd YouTube channel - I share my experience in the technical field in a simple way that suits everyone. facebook ــــ twitter ــــ instagram ــــ pinterest ــــ youtube ــــ linkedin ــــ abouelmagd احمد ابو المجد 2

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