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Install Windows or Ubuntu from usb drive using Rufus

Rufus is one of the best and easiest programs for creating a bootable usb .

It can create a  windows 7/8 or even xp or ubuntu bootable usb drive very fast and very easy because of its defalt settings . Its execellent, fast and very practical .

Rufus USB

 

You will need a usb drive (at least 4 gb ) and a windows or ubuntu iso file .

First download the rufus program from here , or you can download this archive:rufus_v1.4.3 .

There is no need to install it , just double click it and select yes or no for update search .

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Now select your device volume label.

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After that click the drive image to select the windows or ubuntu .iso file.

Rufus   Rufus USB

 

You dont need to make any changes, if its a windows .iso it will automatically select the NTFS file system and if it is a ubuntu it will switch to FAT32 .

Click start , a mesage will appear  saying that all of you usb data will be deleted and the usb formatted .

If you have any files on your usb now it is the last time you can backup them.

Click ok .

Rufus Windows       Rufus

 

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The program is very fast. It will require only about 4 minutes to finish, depending on the speed of your usb drive.

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Click close .

ALL DONE .

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25 Comments

  1. not working for me.
    there is an error when it starts coping data from iso to usb

    • That error happened to me. Try using a different USB stick. It worked for me :)

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