How to Create Bootable USB in windows 10?

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to create bootable USB Flash drive manually using Command prompt and without any software, actually this works for all windows like windows 7,8,8.1 and Windows 10.You don’t need to download or install something.Here you will use Command Prompt (cmd ) using some commands, if you want to install windows by flash drive so you need at least 4 gigabytes(GB), follow us step by step to create bootable USB flash drive.

Create Bootable USB flash drive with Command-line

At first, connect the USB flash drive to your PC.

Step 1. Go to the search box and type cmd, right click on Cmd and Run it as Administrators.


Step 2. click Yes to run Command Prompt (cmd ) as administrator.

Allow Cmd

Step 3. Type diskpart in cmd and hit enter, wait a while to start diskpart.


Step 4. Type list disk

to list the disks and also your USB drive.

List disk

List Disk

Read it carefully: Now disk 0 is 60 gigabytes(GB) so it’s my hard disk and disk 1 is14 gigabytes(GB) and this is my USB Flash drive. So you are going to bootable your USB Flash drive not the hard disk if you select the wrong disk so you will format your hard disk be careful.

Step 5. when the disks are listed select your USB Flash drive type select disk 1.Confirm your USB Flash drive has been selected or not, type list disk and see the stroke symbol in front, by the stroke symbol you can be sure that the selected drive is USB or hard disk.

Select disk 1

List disk

Select Disk

Step 6. When the USB flash drive is selected type clean and hit enter.



Step 7. Type create partition primary to create a partition to your USB Flash drive.

create partition primary

Create Partition Primary

Step 8. Now you must format your USB flash drive by typing format fs=ntfs quick command.

 format fs=ntfs quick


Step 9. when formatting was completed type active and enter to activate your USB flash drive and type exit and hit enter.



All commands in one screenshot.

All Commands

Now go to This PC and note that the USB flash drive has changed to bootable USB flash drive. Copy the windows files or image and the USB drive will be bootable successfully.It’s ready to use and you can boot it anywhere.

Bootable USB

Hope you would find it helpful and use all above steps and tell us how it worked!

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