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    Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    I want to install Windows 7 Operating System in my Desktop PC. DVD drive in my system got repaired. Iím having a USB Pendrive. Is it possible to install Windows 7 OS by using my Pen drive. How can I make the pen drive bootable to install Windows in my system. What formats of file should I copy to my Pen drive? Please help by providing some steps...



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    teddy Array
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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    dear:::

    Many computers ship without Windows 7 installation discs. Instead they come with "recovery" discs and/or partitions that claim to restore your PC to its "factory fresh" state, but include a ton of bloatware (free trials, media players, useless utilities, and the like) along with Windows. Removing each piece of bloat is time-consuming, and just not the same as truly starting fresh.

    In this article, you'll learn how to make your own Windows 7 installation disc (or USB flash drive) and use the valid product key you already have to perform a fresh reinstallation. The following method is effective and legal, and doesnít require a lot of technical expertise. (If you do need help with bloatware, however, read "What to Do With a New PC.")

    However, we don't recommend that you delete your recovery partition or throw away your existing recovery discs. Although many people have had success with the following procedure, others have not. Some users have not been able to activate their copy of Windows even after entering a valid product key, while others own PCs that require software not included in a Windows 7 ISO. You have no way to know whether this procedure will work for you until you try, and you need a backup plan in case it doesnít.

    Also, save your files and drivers to external media before you start. Reinstalling Windows wipes out all personal data and causes a loss of functionality in devices for which Windows lacks an adequate built-in driver. Plan on loading the latest device drivers from media you create before reinstalling Windows.

    Reinstalling Windows 7, Step by Step
    1. Find your Windows 7 product key: Typically this 25-character alphanumeric string is printed on a sticker affixed to your PC or on documentation included with your PC. Alternatively, you can use a keyfinder program such as Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder to pull your product key from the Registry. You need your product key to reinstall Windows.
    2. Download the ISO file for the version of Windows 7 you own:

    Home Premium SP1 (English, 64-bit)
    Professional SP1 (English, 64-bit)
    Ultimate SP1 (English, 64-bit)
    Home Premium SP1 (English, 32-bit)
    Professional SP1 (English, 32-bit)
    Ultimate SP1 (English, 32-bit)
    The above links point to Digital River, a licensed distributor of Microsoft software. These downloads are each over 3GB, and your product key will work only with your edition of Windows, so make sure to select the right one.

    3. Download the Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool . This utility lets you copy your Windows 7 ISO file to a DVD or USB flash drive. Whether you choose DVD or USB makes no difference; just confirm that your PC can boot to the media type you select.

    4. Boot your computer using the Windows 7 DVD or USB flash drive. Follow the prompts to prepare the destination hard drive and install Windows.

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Hi there,
    Yes you can Install Windows 7 in your desktop PC using USB Pen Drive/Flash Drive.
    In order to do that you just have to make an image copy of the Windows 7 Disc to you PC (.ISO file) then download the "Windows7-USB-DVD-tool" from the Microsoft/Windows website. Then burn the Image to the USB Pen Drive/ Flash Drive using the "Windows7-USB-DVD-tool".
    Then you'll be able to Install Windows 7 to your Desktop PC through USB Pen Drive.

    Regards.

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    hello,

    yes, it is possible to install window 7 through pen drive before installation you have to make your pen drive boot-ablesteps to make pen drive boot-able are as follows :
    1. Click on run command box in start menu or press window key+r in your keyboard and type cmd and press ok :

    BOOT1.jpg

    2. In command prompt box type diskpart and press enter :

    boot2.jpg

    3. A new command box will open as:

    BOOT3.jpg

    4. In diskpart follow these points :

    list disk
    select disk (only select the online disk)
    clean
    create partition primary
    select partition (it will automatically select the partition)
    active
    format fs=fat32 (for quick formatting write format fs=fat32 quick)
    assign
    exit


    boot4.jpg

    now copy the window files in pen-drive and pen drive is ready to boot window


    thanks...!!!

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Yes it is possible to make you pendrive bootable and then you can easily install or repair your microsoft windows.
    -you must have the windows 7 ISO image.
    -Download Windows 7 USB tool or makebootable device tool install it.These softwares are freeware.
    Now run these software and select the image and the destination drive and it will make it BOOTABLE pendrive.

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    hello friend yes there is way to install the os by using the pendrive ( if already have USB on to your mother board i mean to say is.....in some mother boards to work the usb
    ports we need to install USB drivers ...in some motherboard there is no need of driver it has already have it) so first confirm that and do it...)



    .....but first you need to ...create a bootable USB .........for that following me

    i'll help you in creating windows 7 bootable USB.

    follow the steps:
    1. open command prompt
    2. type DISKPART and then press enter

    in dispart you have to do this simple things:
    1. list disk
    2. select disk
    3. clean
    4. create partition memory
    5. active
    6. format fs=FAT32
    7. assign

    now, you have to copy the files from windows to USB drive

    now, in BIOS SETTINGS, make boot preference to removable disk and then start booting process.\

    these are the simple steps to do what you wanted to.

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Hello ,

    You wanto know that can we use usb drive to install windows 7 os in Desktop pc.

    You can use usb drive to install windows 7 my friend ,

    You have to create your usb bootable ,

    to create a USB Device bootable you need iso file of windows 7 and Poweiso software .

    PowerIso is the software tool to create bootable cd/DVd and USB Drive also .

    After crteating USB drive as bootable ,

    You have to change the boot option and set Usb as first boot device ,

    And save changes and then restart system .

    I hope you understand ,

    All the Best

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Dear userFirst of take a pen drive and format it in your pc. Then use the softawre named " windows 7 usb dvd tool" from official microsoft website.Then run the software and select pendrive in which you want to create windows bootable iso file. Then click ok and it will automatically create windows 7 bootable device.Now insert the device in your pc in which you want to frmat and rest will be done by the bootable usb as same as the dvd.Good luck

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Hi there,
    Yes you can Install Windows 7 in your desktop PC using USB Pen Drive/Flash Drive.
    In order to do that you just have to make an image copy of the Windows 7 Disc to you PC (.ISO file) then download the "Windows7-USB-DVD-tool" from the Microsoft/Windows website. Then burn the Image to the USB Pen Drive/ Flash Drive using the "Windows7-USB-DVD-tool".
    Then you'll be able to Install Windows 7 to your Desktop PC through USB Pen Drive.

    Regards.

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Hi Friend,

    >> You want to know how to install the Windows 7 OS using the Pen Drive in Desktop PC.

    >> First Insert pen drive with the system.

    >> Take backup of Pen Drive contents.

    >> Right Click on Pen Drive and Select Format option.

    >> Now Open DVD and Copy all the contents from DVD and Paste into pen Drive.


    >> Then reboot the system..

    >> On Boot press F2 or Del key to enter Bios Setting.

    >>> In Bios Select Boot order option.

    >> And Select Pen Drive as 1st boot device.

    >> Now follow on Screen instruction to install the Windows 7 system.


    I Hope you will understand.

    All The Best.

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Hello*******
    User*******
    ++++++++++++Try this method for this issue++++++++

    *******Now plug in pen drive via uSB port.

    *******After it select COM port .

    *******Scan your pen drive with good quality of antivirus software.

    *******antivirus will fix all the virus file and make your pen drive workable.

    *******Now Delete all virus file or infected file of pen drive.

    *******Now if after it error occurred then.

    *******Right click on it and select driver options.

    *******Under click on it show connect options.

    *******Select quick format options


    *******This time you will get res ponce.


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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Hi..

    Yes you can use USB pen drive for install your OS..

    Before that..

    You need to make Boot able USB...

    For Making Boot able USB Please Follow the below link...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZVgInbhTAw

    After making boot able USB

    Restart your system..

    Press F12 for Choose Boot able device..

    Then choose USB as boot able Device..

    Now Restart and Install it..

    Now it will install and works Good..

    Thank you...

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    Re: Can I use USB Pen drive to install Windows 7 OS in my Desktop PC

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say............................

    1.Firstly click here and a file start downloading.

    2.It is the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool.

    3.After downloading install it in you system.

    4.And then you insert your Pen Drive.

    5.And then you open that Windows 7 Download Tool.

    6.Then you choose the ISO file and then you select the media as the USB.

    7.And then you select your Pen Drive and then you continue the process until the installation completes.

    Have a nice day...........................................

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