Make a bootable Windows 8 usb

For those who are keen to have a handy Windows 8 installation on a usb, then this post is for you :).

Requirements:

– Download a copy of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO (64-bit download here, 32-bit download here)
– Download Microsoft Windows 7 USB Tool (download here)
– A handy 4GB USB drive

Steps:

– Install the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

– Launch the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool, browse to the location of the downloaded Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO file, click Next

– At this stage ensure your USB drive is plugged in. Then click USB device

– Click the dropped down menu and ensure the selected drive is the USB drive, click Begin Copying

ooh… I feel good, la la la la la la la You knew that I would now … 🙂

– The application would begin the process of formatting the USB drive, copying the files and making the drive bootable

– After completion, your Windows 8 USB should be ready for use

 
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