Steps to Create Bootable USB Drive

Steps to Create Bootable USB Drive

This page offers the best solution for you on how to create a bootable live boot USB drive.

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Dec 09, 2020 • Filed to: Windows Computer Solutions • Proven solutions


When start to create a bootable USB drive, please make sure that your computer can be booted from a USB bootable Drive. If you are not sure, please read "How to boot computer from LiveBoot USB drive". We recommend you that insert your USB drive to your computer before opening the burning software. The entire process to create a bootable USB drive only takes 3 steps. Please follow it step-by-step below.

Note: This USB burn software will format your USB. If you have important data on it, please back it up first. Please DO NOT try to click/open/unzip/extract/install the ".ISO" file.

How to Create Bootable USB Drive

Before the steps, get Wondershare LiveBoot here first.

Step 1: Click to burn

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After clicking "Burn USB drive Now!" on the LiveBoot Wizard interface, the burner window will launch. The burning software will automatically locate the image file (ISO file) and the USB drive. If the burning software can't find the image file (ISO file) or the USB drive, please specify them manually.

Step 2: Click "OK" to start

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Before the burning process, you will get a pop-up window:

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Note: The USB burn software will format your USB drive, please backup your data first. Then the burning process begins.

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It will take a few minutes to burn/create a bootable USB drive. When it finished, you will get the following information.

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Step 3: Click "OK" to finish

Click "OK" to finish the burning process. The burnt USB should include BOOT, EFI, EZBOOT, SOURCES four folders, and one BOOTMGR file.

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Now you have finished your bootable LiveBoot USB drive creating, and you can use it to boot up any crashed laptop and desktop.

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