How to create a USB drive bootable through using command prompt

This article is all about how to create a USB drive bootable through using command prompt in Windows. There are many softwares which are available on the internet to create a USB drive bootable for any of the operating systems . In today’s world everyone uses

these software’s to create a USB drive bootable for all version of the Windows, Linux and any

other operating systems on your machine. Because it helps us to install a new operating system on your pcs. But sometimes we saw that these softwares does not work on your PC but  you want to create a bootable device on your system for any of operating system then this method is very helpful for us to create a USB drive bootable

Now follow these given below steps to create a bootable USB drive through using command prompt

Step 1: First of all download an iso file from the internet on your system which operating system you want to install on your system.

Step 2: After that, we put a USB drive in your computer and then open the command prompt as Administrator because without Administrator power your system does not able to create a USB drive bootable.

Step 3: After that open your command prompt as Admin by pressing Windows key+X. After that, you saw that a list of option is displayed on your left bottom corner of the screen now choose command prompt (Admin) option to open your command prompt with the power of Administrator.

Step 4: After that, we type diskpart command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. This command helps you in access all the control of disks which is connected to your system on your command prompt. Now you can control all your disks from the command prompt. As the figure is shown below

diskpart command

Step 5: After that type list disk command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. This command helps you to the show all the connected disks from your system along with their sizes and also saw the numbers of your disks. As the figure is shown below

list disk command

Step 6: – Now after that type select disk 1 command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. Here this command helps you in select the disk from your computer in which yo want to put bootable iso image from your system (Here you can change disk number 1 from your disk number then press enter). As the figure is shown below

select disk command

Step 7: After that now type clean command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed this command helps you in clean your entire disk and all your data will be erased from that disk.

Step 8: After that now type create partition primary command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed.

Step 9: After that now type select partition 1 command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. (Here do not change the number of partition run this command on your system, as usual, it is written above.)

Step 10: After that now type active command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. Here this command helps you to active a selected partition which is inactive by default and which is created by us in previous steps.

Step 11: After that now type format fs=ntfs quick command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. This command helps you to format that selected disk in NTFS file system type and permanently erase your all the data which is stored in that disk and USB drive. So always copy all the data on your system from that USB drive and then use these steps to create a USB drive bootable. As the figure is shown below

format a USB drive using command prompt

Step 12: Now after that wait for few seconds for the successful format that pen drive after the process is completed simply type assign command in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. Now your pen drive will be assigned by using this command.

Step 13: After that now we type exit command in command prompt and press enter to proceed. This command helps you in leaving diskpart and leave all the access of disks which is connected with your system. As the figure is shown below

create a bootable USB drive using command prompt

Step 14: After that now your USB drive/pen drive will be changed into a bootable device now first of all close the command prompt from your screen then extract your iso file on your system and then copy that extracted file from your system and then paste it to that USB drive/pen drive.

After that wait for some time now when copying of files will be completed then you saw that your USB drive/pen drive will be converted into a bootable device and now you can install that operating system on any system by using this USB drive easily.

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