USB boot help us to boot into the computer from USB, to fix the machine, install Windows extremely handy. In the previous article, Network Administrator has taught you how to create a USB Windows by using Windows 7 USB / DVD Download Tool. In the article below, we will introduce you another tool to create a USB boot that is Rufus. Despite its small size, Rufus can handle most of the things you need. In terms of speed, Rufus is two times faster than UNetbootin, Universal USB Installer and Windows 7 USB download tool.
To create a bootable Win DVD with Rufus you need:
- File the Windows installer that you want to boot.
- USB blank with> 4GB.
- Rufus Utility.
After downloading Rufus you open up, because this software create usb boot portable so no need to install, can be used always.
The steps to create a USB boot using Rufus are as follows:
Step 1: Open Rufus, set the USB boot parameters
At the Rufus interface, under Device, select your USB device. The File System, let’s say NTFS. Then click on the drive icon next to the ISO image to add the ISO file you want to install. Then click Start to start.
Step 2: Confirm deletion of old data on USB
The USB alert dialog will format, if you have important data, then copy to the computer first. If not, press OK to continue.
Step 3: The process of creating USB install Windows will take place
Step 4: Complete the USB boot process
When the program shows Ready button is finished, click Close to finish the installation process. Now you can use your USB.
So you have to know how to create a USB boot / boot Windows using Rufus software then. You can see that creating a USB boot with Rufus is pretty straightforward right.
To avoid creating bootable USB floppy with Rufus, you need to choose the correct ISO file to download (32bit or 64bit). The remaining probability of error is quite low.
While creating bootable USB with Rufus you may experience some errors such as: extract ISO image error (ISO image extraction failure), not be formatted USB because it is reported as USB protected (Write Potected). Quantrimang.com has a tutorial on how to solve these errors are quite specific, then you refer to offline.
Also, you have to choose the right system and file system to make sure USB boot after creation is usable on your computer. You can refer to how to check the USB boot after creation to know that it is properly created and is not working properly.