How To Install Windows 7 from a USB Flash Drive

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 05 2009 @ 02:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Installing Windows Vista with a USB Flash drive was a tricky endeavor, but that all changes with the upcoming launch of Windows 7. Read on if you want to find out how you can install Microsoft's upcoming operating system from a USB key with our step-by-step directions from either Windows XP or Windows Vista!

Quote: "Now we need to make the NFTS partition we just made active. This is where MBRWiz comes in. If you haven't downloaded it, get it now and for simplicity, save it to your desktop. Click Start then Run. In the Run window type CMD and click ok. You should now be looking at the COMMAND window. Now we need to change directories so we can see the Desktop that is done by typing CD DESKTOP and hitting enter. Now we need to see what number Windows has assigned the thumb drive; to do this type MBRWIZ /LIST and hit enter. Mine is number 5..."

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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