Easily 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.
Make a Boot USB from Windows
Make a boot USB from Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, XP
System 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.
How 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.
How 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.
Create 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.
In 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.
The 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 (SoaS) is a compressed version of Fedora Linux. It was created specifically for children as an alternative to the office style desktop.
The 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; 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.
The 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.
This 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.
Install 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.
Run 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; 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.
Bootable 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.
How 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.
Install 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.