Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive
You know you can create a bootable USB using a lot of softwares, but if you wanna create one using a command prompt.
Heres how to do it.
The first step is to prepare the USB flash drive by using DiskPart, which is a command-line utility. For information about DiskPart, see DiskPart Command-Line Options.
To create a bootable USB flash drive
- Insert a USB flash drive into a running computer.
- Open a Command Prompt window as an administrator.
- In the new command line window that opens, to determine the USB flash drive number or drive letter, at the command prompt, type
list disk, and then click ENTER. The
list diskcommand displays all the disks on the computer. Note the drive number or drive letter of the USB flash drive.
- At the command prompt, type
select disk <X>, where X is the drive number or drive letter of the USB flash drive, and then click ENTER.
clean, and the click ENTER. This command deletes all data from the USB flash drive.
- To create a new primary partition on the USB flash drive, type
create part pri, and then click ENTER.
- To select the partition that you just created, type
select part 1, and then click ENTER.
- To format the partition, type
format fs=ntfs quick, and then click ENTER.
Important If your server platform supports Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), you should format the USB flash drive as FAT32 rather than as NTFS. To format the partition as FAT32, type
format fs=fat32 quick, and then click ENTER.
active, and then click ENTER.
exit, and then click ENTER.
- Extract the disk image to the root of the bootable usb. and your done