Creating/Installing from USB device

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by ming, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. ming

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    Hi all,

    Whenever a new OS is released in beta/RTM, I've always had to burn an image file onto a DVD before installing the software on to a test machine. I don't have much of a problem continuing this way except that the two PCs that I usually download the beta software with either only has a cd writer or it doesn't have a media drive at all.

    Want I'd like to do is to put the image file on to a USB device and have the new OS to install off of the USB device, but I have no idea how to put the installation files on to an External HDD/USB flash drive and have them bootable.

    It'd also help if I can put the recovery DVD for my Asus eee box on to a USB device as this is the machine I don't have a media drive.

    Can anyone help me on this please?
     
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    Thanks tdinc for the links.

    Would I be able to put multiple OSes on to one USB HDD and be able to select them when I boot from USB?
     
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