Make a Boot USB from Windows

Make a boot USB from Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, XP

Boot Windows 11 from USB on VHDx

Windows 11 running on USBEasily Boot Windows 11 from USB , fully contained inside a Virtual Hard Disk (VHDx) image file. The following process enables you to take a full installation of Windows with you on a removable external flash drive, and then run the Operating System portably at any computer that can boot from USB.

Boot from USB Ubuntu with Persistence

Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop ScreenshotBoot from USB Ubuntu: Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB with Persistence. The following segment covers how to use YUMI as an Ubuntu bootable USB creator from within Windows or in Linux via WINE.

USB Bootable Ultimate Boot CD (UBCD)

USB UBCD (Ultimate Boot CD)How To Create an Ultimate Boot CD (UBCD) bootable USB flash drive from Windows using YUMI. Ultimate Boot CD is an awesome popular computer diagnostics tool.

Make a System Rescue USB using Windows

USB System Rescue CDSystem Rescue (formerly known as System Rescue CD) is a Linux based live system toolkit that is designed to provide a variety of tools for repairing and recovering computers. It is primarily used to troubleshoot and repair an unbootable or otherwise damaged computer systems after a system crash.

Create a Puppy Linux Live USB

Puppy Linux on USBCreate a Puppy Linux Live USB from Windows. In the following section I show you one way to install and run a Live Puppy Linux from a bootable USB flash drive using the Universal USB Installer (UUI).

Create a Bitdefender Rescue USB

Bitdefender Rescue CD   running from USBHow to create a Bitdefender Rescue USB flash drive. Bitdefender Rescue CD is a free bootable Antivirus scanner that is based on Knoppix Linux and Gentoo Linux core Operating System.

Make a USB Bootable KALI Linux

backtrack running from usbHow to Effortlessly Make a USB Bootable KALI Linux flash drive with persistence using YUMI from within Windows. KALI is based on Debian Linux.

Install GRUB2 on USB from Windows

GRUB2How to Install Grub2 on USB from Windows. The following covers the process of installing Grub2 on a USB Flash Drive from within Windows.

How to Install Clonezilla on USB

clonezilla startup menuHow to Install Clonezilla on USB drive from Windows. Clonezilla software is a free partition or disk clone tool that works similar to Norton Ghost and Partition Image.

Easily Install Gentoo on USB from Windows

gentoo 10 1 desktop screenshotHow to Install Gentoo on USB. The following how to tutorial explains one way to create a Gentoo Live USB bootable flash thumb drive using Windows, a Gentoo Live DVD, and the Universal USB Installer tool.

Install Ubuntu NetBook Remix to USB

Ubuntu NetBook Remix 10.04   ScreenshotInstall Ubuntu NetBook Remix to USB using Windows. Ubuntu NetBook Remix (UNR) is a netbook oriented Linux distribution created by Canonical Ltd.

Make a bootable KNOPPIX USB Flash Drive

knoppix 6 desktop screenshotHow to make a bootable KNOPPIX USB flash drive using the Universal USB Installer. KNOPPIX is another popular free and Open Source Live Linux distribution.

Create a Bootable USB Debian Live Flash Drive

Bootable USB Debian Live Flash DriveHow to create a bootable USB Debian Live flash drive from Windows by using Etcher by Balena or the DD command. The following tutorial covers the process of installing Debian to a USB drive from within Windows or Linux.

Put Xubuntu on USB Flash Drive with Windows

Xubuntu running from USBCreate an Xubuntu Live Bootable USB flash drive with Windows. In the following section, I will show you a simple method to put Xubuntu on USB flash thumb drive using Windows and YUMI Multiboot USB Boot creation software.

Install Puppy Arcade to a Flash Drive from Windows

Puppy Arcade ScreenshotIn the following section, I will show you how we installed Puppy Arcade to a USB Flash Drive using Windows. Puppy Arcade (created by Scott Jarvis), is a remix of Puppy Linux with a strong focus on Console Game Emulation.

Make a MCNLive Bootable USB Flash Drive

mcnlive toronto screenshotThe following covers one way to make a MCNLive bootable USB flash pen drive in just a few steps from within Windows. By using this method, you don't need to burn the ISO to a CD and then run the USB installer from Linux.

Make a USB Bootable Sugar on a Stick Flash Drive

sugar on a stick start menuMake a USB bootable Sugar on a Stick flash drive; Sugar on a Stick (SoaS) is a compressed version of Fedora Linux. It was created specifically for children as an alternative to the office style desktop.

Create a USB Bootable Runt Linux from Windows

runt linux screenshotCreating a USB Bootable RUNT Linux; This walk through illustrates how to install, boot, and run RUNT Linux from a USB flash drive. RUNT is a super super tiny and very basic Linux distro.

Run Feather Linux from a USB drive

USB Bootable Feather LinuxThe following walk-through illustrates how to install, boot, and run Feather Linux from a USB flash drive using the Universal USB Installer. Feather is yet another very small (under 128MB) clean and simple

Run Ubuntu Server from USB

Ubuntu 9.10 Server Edition Installer running from USBRun Ubuntu Server from USB; Easily create a Live USB Bootable Ubuntu Server using YUMI from within Windows. The following process covers one way to Install, Boot and Run Ubuntu Server from a USB Flash Drive.

Install MooLux to a USB Flash Drive in Windows

moolux linuxThe following tutorial covers the process of installing MooLux Linux Live to a USB flash drive using Windows. It is a Live USB Linux distribution based on Slackware that utilizes the KDE desktop environment.

Create a Live OpenMandriva USB (Windows)

OpenMandriva Live USBThis simple tutorial explains how to put OpenMandriva on a USB Flash Drive from within a running Windows environment by using YUMI. Upon completion, the resulting Bootable USB can be used to try out Open Mandriva Live on USB.

Make an EasyPeasy USB from Windows

Easy Peasy on USBHow to Install EasyPeasy to USB flash drive using Windows and the Universal USB Installer. Easy Peasy is a remix for Netbooks that is based on Ubuntu.

Install Ubuntu Rescue Remix to USB

Ubuntu Rescue Remix running from USBInstall Ubuntu Rescue Remix to USB; How to Create a Ubuntu Rescue Remix Bootable USB Flash Drive from within Windows. The following tutorial covers one method of installing and running (URR) Ubuntu Rescue Remix to a USB Flash Drive using a Windows PC and the Universal USB Installer to do the Boot creation.

Create a Bootable Simply MEPIS USB

mepis 8 0 10 desktop screenshotCreate a Bootable Simply MEPIS USB by using the Universal USB Installer while running from Windows or Linux. MEPIS Linux was first founded by Warren Woodford in November 2002.

Install Wolvix to a Flash Drive using Windows

Wolvix Frugal Persistent InstallRun Wolvix from a bootable USB flash drive: In the following section, I show you one way to quickly boot and run Wolvix Linux from a USB flash drive using YUMI. Wolvix is a Slackware based Linux distribution that was created by Kenneth 'Wolven' Granerud.

CentOS USB Installation to a Flash Drive

centos installCentOS USB Installation; The following tutorial covers the process of creating a CentOS bootable USB flash drive using Windows and the LiveUSB Creator. Once installed, the CentOS Live USB will operate just like the Live CD, and you should be able to install CentOS from USB to a hard drive as well.

USB Ophcrack Windows Password Recovery

usb ophcrackBootable USB Ophcrack flash drive creation; Ophcrack is a free Windows password recovery tool that uses rainbow tables to retrieve Windows login passwords from password hashes. The tool is also made available in multiple versions.

Install SliTaz to USB from Windows

slitaz cooking desktop screenshotHow to Install SliTaz to a USB flash drive using Windows. This Tiny Linux distribution is a very fast running free operating system that can be run entirely from system memory.

Make a SLAX Bootable USB from Windows

SLAX on USBHow to make a SLAX Bootable USB. In the following tutorial we show you how easy it is to create a SLAX Linux bootable USB flash drive from within Windows or Linux with WINE.

Windows USB Kiwi Linux Flash Drive creation

Ubuntu Running From WindowsHow to Create a USB Kiwi Flash drive: In the following tutorial, I will explain how to quickly and easily install Kiwi Linux to a USB flash drive using Windows and UUI. Kiwi Linux is a minimal remix based on Ubuntu that includes Adobe Flash along with audio and video codecs for restricted formats and support for encrypted DVDs.

Make a gOS USB Flash Drive using Windows

screenshot of gos running from usbThe following tutorial explains how to create a bootable gOS USB flash drive using Windows and the popular Universal USB Installer. gOS is a Debian derivative based on Ubuntu.

Install Eeebuntu on USB from Windows

eeebuntu flash driveInstall Eeebuntu on USB; Persistent Eeebuntu bootable Flash Drive creation tutorial. In the following tutorial, we show you how to use Windows to create a Portable Eeebuntu bootable USB Flash Drive using UUI.