So in short if you are thinking to copy your Windows 10 in your pen drive and want to install in another system then it’s not easy like copy-paste task. If you are thinking that Extract Windows 10 files in a virtual directory and copy all files in pen drive will boot your system But it is not possible. In order to boot your system via Windows 10 bootable Pendrive, you must create a bootable Pendrive for Windows 10 OS. So here we talk about what are the all possible ways to create the bootable Pendrive for Windows 10.
As we all know why we use Bootable Pendrive because in some cases we don’t have CD/DVD drive in our system or Laptop. But we want to install Windows OS in our system/Laptop. So, in that case, we only have two options to install new Windows OS in our system First one is Bootable Pendrive second is LAN boot OS Install (Local Area Network boot). So here we only talk about how to make bootable Pendrive for Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10.
The whole process of making bootable Pendrive for Windows 10, we did it in two phases. In the first phase, we create a Windows 10 ISO file from our Windows 10 DVD. then we make Bootable Pendrive through the help of Windows 10 ISO file which we created earlier in phase 1.
Top Free Tools to make ISO from Windows 10 DVD:
In the internet world, Many software is available for this purpose. Some are free some are paid. Here we only talk about free software which is available free of cost. So we can make Windows 10 ISO file free of cost. Here we share some open source software list which are helpful to create Windows 10 ISO file.
This tool is freely available. You can create Windows 10 ISO file from Windows 10 DVD through the help of this tool. official website of IMGBURN is http://www.imgburn.com/.
You can download this tool from here – Click here to Download IMGBURN for Windows 7/8/10
ISODISK also a free tool to create ISO images from the Disk which is placed in DVD Driver. ISODISK Features:
- Mount ISO image files to as an internal virtual CD/DVD device.
- Can mount ISO image on Local Area Network.
- Can create virtual CD/DVD driver up to 20 drivers.
- Quickly create ISO file from CD/DVD-ROM.
- Very easy to use.
Official website of ISODISK is http://www.isodisk.com/. You can download ISODISK from its official website.
3. Infra Recorder:
This is the awesome tool to create ISO from Windows DVDs. InfraRecorder is a free CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows. It offers a wide range of powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration. Official website of Infra Recorder is http://infrarecorder.org/. You can download latest Infra Recorder software from its official website.
Here we share best ISO maker tools so you can easily make Windows 10 ISO from your Windows 10 DVD. You can do it same for other Windows editions like Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 etc. There are no boundaries you can make any DVD iso file through the help of these tools. As we earlier discussed in phase 1, we only make ISO image from our Windows 10 DVD. So now we are ready to move on Phase 2 where we make bootablePendrivee through the help of Windows 10 ISO with the help of software which we share in phase 2.
Top Free tools to create Windows Bootable Pendrive:
In phase 1, we already make Windows 10 ISO file. Now, this file is very helpful to create bootable Pendrive. In order to load windows 10 files which are saved on ISO file, we need a third party software. As you know software comes in both ways paid and free. Here we only share software details which are freely available without any cost. So here we share some open source Softwares list which is helpful to create windows 10 bootable Pendrive.
This is the most popular tool to create windows bootable Pendrive. This software is freely available. Rufus is a utility that helps format and creates bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.
Rufus Silent Features:
- Create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.)
- Can work on a system that doesn’t have an OS installed
- For flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
- For run a low-level utility
Rufus official website is https://rufus.akeo.ie/. You can download latest Rufus software from Rufus official website. Rufus also available for Linux (Ubuntu).
UNetbootin is a famous software for bootable Pendrive. It is openly available without paying any money. You can create Windows 10 bootable Pendrive easily through the help of UNetboottin software. The official website os UNetbootin is https://unetbootin.github.io/. You can download all version including latest and old from its official website. UNetbootin available for all OS like Windows, Linux, and Mac. So you can go for any edition because now you can say there is not any platform based dependency.
You can also create Windows 10 bootable Pendrive through this WinToFlash software. This software is freely available to download. WinToFlash official website is https://wintoflash.com/home/en/. You can download WinToFlash from its website. You can create any bootable Pendrive like WindowsXPp Bootable Pendrive, Windows 7 Bootable Pendrive, Windows 8 Bootable Pendrive, Windows 10 Bootable Pendrive.
Here we shared few open source software which is helpful to make bootable Pendrive through the help of Windows ISO file which we create from Windows DVD in phase 1. Now we discuss how to use these Softwares, what steps to follow in order to create bootable pendrive.
Steps to follow to create Bootable Pendrive:
In phase 2, We share many Softwares which is freely available for download and use. You need to download one of them in order to create bootable Pendrive. Download suitable software for your Windows machine make sure you download the right version of particular software like 32-bit version or 64-bit version. Once you download the software then launch the software and follow below steps:
- .Connect your Pendrive with System/Laptop.
- Launch the bootable Pendrive Software.
- Now software asks for ISO file location. Give the ISO file path.
- The software asks for USB selection. Select USB Key.
- Now Click on Write option. Processing start.
- All Set, done. Soon a success message appears on the screen.
After following above steps your Windows 10 bootable Pendrive is ready. Now you can use this bootable Pendrive to boot your system. You can install Windows 10 without Windows DVD because of this bootable Pendrive. Just insert the Bootable Pendrive in your desired system which you want to boot/install and go to boot menu via pressing F10/F12 (Depends on your system hardware) and set boot from USB and now you see your system boot from Windows 10.