The Best Free Tools for Creating a Bootable Windows or Linux USB Drive

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Published on Sat, 27 Oct 2012 16:00:13 GMT Indexed on 2012/10/27 17:04 UTC
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If you need to install Windows or Linux and you don’t have access to a CD/DVD drive, a bootable USB drive is the solution. You can boot to the USB drive, using it to run the OS setup program, just like a CD or DVD.

We have collected some links to free programs that allow you to easily setup a USB drive to install Windows or Linux on a computer.

NOTE: If you have problems getting the BIOS on your computer to let you boot from a USB drive, see our article about booting from a USB drive even if your BIOS won’t let you.

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