Install Windows/Linux OS from a bootable USB Pendrive created using Rufus tool

If you want to install Windows OS or Linux OS in your computer using a USB Pendrive, then you need software Rufus to do so.

Download Rufus :  https://rufus.akeo.ie/

You need to have ISO image file of Windows/Linux OS installation disc image in order to create a bootable USB pendrive using Rufus tool.

CREATE A LINUX OS BOOTABLE PENDRIVE

  • Insert a USB pendrive of size 4 GB or more into the computer.
  • Start “Rufus”
  • Select the pendrive in “Device” menu, in which you want to create the bootable USB pendrive

 

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  • Click on Icon as shown below

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  • Select the Linux OS ISO image file

 

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  • Click “Start”

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  • If shown this message click “OK”

 

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  • Click “OK” to start creating bootable USB pendrive

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  • When completed click “Close”

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  • Linux OS bootable Pendrive created which can be used to install Linux OS

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CREATE A MICROSOFT WINDOWS OS BOOTABLE PENDRIVE

  • Insert a USB Pendrive of size 8 GB or more into the computer
  • Start “rufus”
  • Select the pendrive in “Device” menu, in which you want to create the bootable USB pendrive

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  • Click on Icon as shown below

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  • Select the Windows OS ISO image file
  • Click “Open”

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  • Click “Start” to start the creation of bootable USB pendrive

 

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CREATE A LINUX OS BOOTABLE PENDRIVE

  • Insert a USB pendrive of size 4 GB or more
  • Start “Rufus”
  • Select the pendrive in “Device” menu, in which you want to create the bootable USB pendrive

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  • Click on Icon as shown below

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  • Select the Linux OS ISO installation file
  • Click “Open”

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  • Click “Start”

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  • Sometimes Rufus will download files from internet for Linux OS
  • Click “Yes”

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  • Click “OK”

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  • Click “OK” to start creating bootable USB pendrive

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  • Linux OS bootable USB pendrive is being created

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  • On completion click “close”

 

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  • Linux OS bootable installation USB pendrive created

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