Make a Bootable USB Installer for Windows 7 with WinToFlash

These days, it is always a good idea to have a bootable USB handy. Especially if you a laptop user. You can use a bootble USB or media to install an operating system and more. WinToFlash is a free tool thats lets you create a bootable USB and transfer your Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008, Windows 2003 setup from your CD or DVD installation media to a USB drive, in just a few clicks. This way, you will be able to install your Windows from a flash drive, USB pen, HDD, etc to your computer or netbook.

Bootable USB

WinToFlash will also allow you to transfer your live CD or DVD to a USB card; eg BartPE. You can erase your USB media and format it with Windows for every day use.

WinToFlash has a easy-to-use wizard that will run you through the entire process and help you pull over the contents of a Windows installation CD or DVD and prep the USB drive to become a bootable replacement for the optical drive.


  • Create a USB bootable drive with emergency bootloader for Windows
  • Transfer Windows 7 installation to a USB drive
  • Create a USB bootable drive with Windows Recovery Console
  • USB media erasing – Full or quick options
  • WinPE (BartPE based on Windows XP/2003, WinPE based on Windows Vista/2008/7) to a USB drive transfer
  • Transfer: MS-DOS to a USB drive.

Download: NOTE: Please see comment by DrewMathers. There is a report that the installer is now infecting users with adware.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.


  1. redk9258

    EasyBCD can make a bootable UFD (USB Flash Drive) too. You can add as many ISO files as you like and have a boot menu to choose the one you want to boot from. You can also just add the boot.wim file(s) if you would rather do that. It’ really slick.

  2. Subbarao

    It worked superbly..Thanks for this article bro..;-)

  3. DrewMathers

    There is a report that the installer is infecting users with adware:

  4. Thanks for the link. Will update post.

  5. Christopher Gudmundson

    AnandK@TWC thanks for the article. Much appreciated

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