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How to Create a Bootable USB For Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Posted by dj Articles | Windows 8 March 03, 2012
In this article I will share screens to create a bootable USB for Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
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In this article I will share screens to create a bootable USB for Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available to Download

After downloading Windows 8 Consumer Preview you need to download:

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

After downloading, unzip and start running the setup. Follow the screens as below.

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After installing, make sure that you have a 4GB USB plugged in to the system. 

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Once the Windows7 USB/DVD Download tool is installed, open it. 

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Browse to the location where you downloaded the ISO Image of Windows8 Consumer Preview.

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Follow the screens to copy the ISO onto the bootable USB. 

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From the dropdown choose the USB you want to copy to and select Begin Copying.

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Choose option Erase USB Device 

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Select option Yes.

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After successful copying you should be getting the following screen. 

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Now the change boot setting in the BIOS and make the USB the primary booting device and start installing Windows 8 Consumer on your machine. 

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