We recently reported that Microsoft has released Windows 8 Developer preview edition and it’s available for every one. People over Technobolt has prepared this guide on how to install Windows 8 From A USB Stick.

First You Will Need:

  • Windows 8 ISO – Developer Preview [Download]
  • Windows 7 USB/DVD [Download] – This is the official Microsoft tool for creating bootable DVD or USB device of Windows 8

Here is how to make a Windows 8 Bootable USB Stick:

Step 1: Install Window 7 USB/DVD tool and open it, Browse the Windows 8 ISO which you downloaded earlier and click next.

Step 2: In the second step select USB in creating bootable image.

Step 3: Plug in USB and browse the USB as shown in picture below to create bootable Windows 8 drive, now click begin copying:

Step 4: That’s it Windows 8 files will now be copy to usb in the form of bootable image.

Step 5: Now simply restart your computer and boot the computer via USB drive to begin installation of Windows 8.

We didn’t try this yet, so feed us back and tell us what do you think of Windows 8.


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