How to install win 7 on a flash drive
To install Windows 7 via a USB Flash drive, you require a Windows 7 installation DVD and a USB drive with at least 4 GB of storage space. Next, you will need a piece of software known as the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. The URL is below.
- Download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool:
- Download Windows 7 ISO Image Files:
Create Windows 7 Bootable USB Drive From ISO File
Step 1: Insert USB into your computer, and Run the “Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool”.
Click the “Browse” button, then choose the Windows 7 ISO file and press the “Open” button.
You have two choices there. One is to make a DVD, and the other is to make a USB device for booting. Select “USB device”
The program will automatically detect your USB drive. Select a USB device, and then click “Begin copying”
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Windows 7 Installation Step by Step
Step 1: Insert the “Windows 7 Bootable USB”, and then restart your computer.
Step 2: After the ZT logo vanishes, you will receive a popup that reads, “Press any key to proceed.” Press any key as soon as you see this.
Step 3: Starting Windows with the Windows 7 logo will appear.
Step 4: In the “language settings,” “time and currency format,” and “keyboard or input method” will all have the English language selected by default.
Step 5. Click “Install Now”
Step 6. Check “I accept the license terms”, and click “Next”
Step 7.“Which type of installation?” window will appear. Upgrade will be unavailable, and you should only be able to select the Custom option from the menu (advanced).
Step 8. “Where do you want to install windows?” Make sure the partition is highlighted.
Step 9. Delete the partition by clicking on Drive options (advanced) on the bottom right corner of the field. Make sure the partition is highlighted and click on Delete. The partition won’t need to be removed if the drive advanced options are grayed out.
NOTE: Deleting the partitions will erase all data on the system
Step 10. At this point, Disk 0 Unallocated Space should be the only listing. If it is, click the next button. If it isn’t, please delete any other partitions that may be listed.
Step 11. The next screen will say “Installing Windows.” This should take around 10 minutes, following which the system will reboot.
*NOTE: During boot-up, don’t press any keys to avoid disrupting the installation.
Step 12. The next screen will show “Installing Windows” again to complete the installation process.
Step 13. The screen will say “Setup is starting Windows,” and then you’ll be asked to make a user name and a computer name.
Step 14. Next, you’ll be asked to make a password for your account (optional).
Step 15. On the next screen, you’ll be given three options: “Use recommended settings”, “Install important updates only” or “Ask me later”.
Step 16. On this screen, you can change the date and time, as well as the time zone for where you are.
Step 17. To have Windows 7 automatically apply the right network settings, click the relevant area on your device.
The installation has been completed. You have completed the installation of Windows 7 on your PC successfully.