Howto: Install Windows from USB Drive

Days ago, install Windows from USB drive is complicated work as you need third party application to allow you to do that, but you may now easily apply it with Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool.

Make sure you have fulfilled the system requirement as detail below,
– Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
– Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) processor or faster (300 MHz is recommended)
– 50MB of free space on your hard drive
– DVD-R drive or 4GB removable USB flash drive

For Windows XP User, you need these,
– Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 must be installed. It can be downloaded here.
– Microsoft Image Mastering API v2 must be installed. It can be downloaded here.

Follow the step as below,
1. Download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool.
2. Install it.
3. Open it and insert the ISO file.
4. Click use USB device.
5. Click Begin and wait it copy to USB device.

  • Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) processor or faster (300 MHz is recommended)

  • 50MB of free space on your hard drive

  • DVD-R drive or 4GB removable USB flash drive

How to uninstall Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Beta

If you read the Windows News recently, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP 1 have been release with BETA version.

Since it is a BETA version and you might get tons of bugs and unwanted material, you may just uninstall it from your machine.

Basically there are two ways to remove the SP1 BETA from Windows 7.
1. Remove through Control Panel.
2. Remove through command line.

Remove through control panel
1. Firstly, go to your control panel and search for Programs and Features.
2. Click on “View installed upgrade”.
3. Uninstall the term “Service Pack for Microsoft Windows (KB976932)”.

Remove through command line
1. Open cmd(command prompt) with Administrator right.
2. Run “wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:976932”

Resize new Partition with Windows Vista/Windows 7

If you come with Windows Vista or Windows 7 and which to resize your current used disk, you may use the default disk management to resize your disk to several partitions as Windows Vista/Windows 7 do built in this functionality.

To get to this utility, run ‘diskmgmt.msc’ from your Windows Run.

In the Disk Management screen, right click the drive that you wish to resize the space.

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