Create a bootable pen drive


 


·         Plug-in a USB flash drive to USB port.
·         Open the elevated command prompt.
·         Type DISKPART
·         Next type LIST DISK. In the below screenshot Disk1 is the flash drive.


·         Below are the commands which needs to be executed one by one :
o   SELECT DISK 1
o   CLEAN
o   CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
o   SELECT PARTITION 1
o   ACTIVE
o   FORMAT FS=NTFS quick
o   ASSIGN
o   EXIT
·         Mount the ISO file to virtual disk using any disk imaging software like Power ISO or Magic ISO (in Case of Windows 7, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2), Double click on the ISO (in for Windows 8/8.1, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2) .
·         Now Copy the content of the ISO to the USB drive.
This USB drive can be used to deploy machines. In BIOS Set “Removal Device” as the first boot device under boot priority option.

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