Jump to content

boot windows from USB flash drive


operat0r_001
 Share

Recommended Posts

I search for usboot and did not see any post so I did this real quick ..

USBOOT.ORG ( the idea behind it creates a image of the current OS and tweaks it for you )

* load up a new clean VM with what ever MS OS you like ( MUST BE NTFS ! tested with windows XP )

* download driverpacks.net ( I just used LAN and WIFI )

* install usboot.org on the VMware image ( just extract to c:\ )

* place the driverpacks extracted into the c:\extra drivers folder of the usboot.org install

* read the readme file for basic idea of how it works ...

* run phase 1 ( phase-I )

* while phase 1 is running format and make the USB flash drive bootable ( I downloaded WinSetupFromUSB and format the use stick FAT32. NTFS should work to but not sure )

after its all said and done you end up with ~ 1.6gig install of windows with LAN and WIFI drivers .. you can add more drivers etc but partiamge it came out to a 777meg image ! you can DUMP that image to a HDD and boot all in under like 4min ... beats Nlite by 50min :)

* sometimes I get bluescreen but reboot it works ok

* sometimes I have to reboot for it to boot off the usb stick or plug it into the back

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...