Windows 7 ISO, Bootable Media and the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. Or even a Mac where you are trying to install Windows with boot camp. This is a free tool and available for immediate download. Here is the WUDT step-by-step for creating a bootable USB Key.
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- 'For netbook users without DVD drives, the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool [WUDT] will take an ISO image and create a bootable USB device that can be used to install Windows 7,' Microsoft spokesperson Brandon LeBlanc wrote in an Oct. 22 entry on The Windows Blog.
- This post explains why the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool (WUDT) is unable to copy the install files to the USB drive in some cases. The tool allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7 ISO file on a USB flash drive.
The Windows USB/DVD Download tool has been designed to allow you to create a bootable copy of your Windows 7/8 ISO file on a USB flash drive* or a DVD.
In order to create a bootable DVD or USB flash drive, simply download the ISO file you need and then run the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool. once completed you can install Windows 7 or Windows 8 directly from the USB flash drive or DVD onto your system. To install Windows from your USB flash drive or DVD, just insert the USB flash drive into your USB port or insert your DVD into your DVD drive and run Setup.exe from the root folder on the drive.
In order to create a bootable USB device you need to have a Windows image file and *USB storage device that is large enough to accommodate the files.
Windows USB/DVD Download tool’s interface is easy-to-use and will walk you through all required steps and fields. Basically you select the ISO file and the storage device you wan to use and you are all set.
Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool has notable advantages, namely, taking advantage of the USB drive speed and shortening the time it takes to install the operating system.
USB Tool - Bootsect
If you bought Windows 7 from the MS Store:
When creating a bootable USB device, I am getting an error about bootsect
To make the USB device bootable, you need to run a tool named bootsect.exe. In some cases, this tool needs to be downloaded from your Microsoft Store account. This may happen if you're trying to create a 64-bit bootable USB device from a 32-bit version of Windows. To download bootsect:
1. Login to your Microsoft Store account to view your purchase history:
2. Look for your Windows 7 purchase.
3. Next to Windows 7, there is an 'Additional download options' drop-down menu.
4. In the drop-down menu, select '32-bit ISO.'
5. Right-click the link, and then save the bootsect.exe file to the location where you installed the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool (e.g. C:UsersusernameAppDataLocalAppsWindows 7 USB DVD Download Tool).
6. Once the file has been saved, go back to the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool to create your bootable USB device.
If you didn't buy Windows 7 from the MS Store:
Follow these instructions for getting around the bootsect error:
1) Download and install the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool program as indicated on the Microsoft Store web site.
2) Download a working 32-bit version of bootsect.exe . Below is a link to 32 bit bootsect.exe:
3) Once downloaded, copy the BootSect.exe file to the same folder that includes the installed Windows7-USB-DVD-Download-Tool.exe file. The default install directory of that file in Windows Vista is C:UsersUSERNAMEAppDataLocalAppsWindows 7 USB DVD Download Tool (you'll need to look for it in XP)
4) Run the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool application as indicated on the Microsoft Store web site. The end result will give you a bootable USB flash drive that contains everything you need to install the 64-bit version of Windows 7.