Step-by-Step Guide on How to Use Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool to Create Bootable DVD or USB Media
- Download a Windows 7 ISO.
- Download and install Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool: Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe (WUDT)
- Run the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool.
- In the Source file box, type the name and path of Windows 7 ISO file, or click Browse and select the file in the Open dialog box, then click Next.
- Select USB device to create a copy of Windows 7 installation media on a USB flash drive or DVD to create a copy of Windows 7 installation media on a DVD disk, then click Next.
- Insert USB flash drive or external hard disk into USB port, or DVD disc into DVD writer/burner tray.
- For copying the Windows 7 file to a USB flash drive, select your USB device in the dropdown list and click Begin copying. For copying the file up to a DVD, click Begin burning.
- WUDT will format storage media, and then copying Windows 7 files over to the media.
Tip: Do make sure that no important data is stored on the USB flash drive as it will be formatted (deleted).
- Once bootable USB device or DVD created successfully, user can install Windows 7 by navigating to the root of DVD or USB flash drive and double-clicking Setup.exe. It’s also possible to install Windows 7 directly from the USB key or DVD by booting from the USB key or DVD, where Windows 7 installer will be automatically launched.
In order to copy Windows 7 setup files to a bootable USB key or USB flash drive, at least 4 GB of storage space capacity is required. WUDT runs on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, and supports localized language versions of Windows 7, such as German, English, French, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Hebrew, Arab, Czech, Danish, Traditional Chinese, Norwegian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch and Spanish.