Make USB Disk Bootable – Create MS-DOS Bootable USB Drive From Windows XP System Files

August 30, 20093 Comments

Make USB Disk Bootable is a console based free tool which lets you create a MS DOS bootable USB drive which is created by using the system files on any windows xp PC. This bootable USB Disk is actually a MS-DOS Bootable USB Drive from the users XP source files.

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This free tool uses HP USB Dos Format Tool to make the USB disk bootable, if you do not have HP USB Format tool installed then it will download it from the HP Website and install it on your computer.

Note: You must accept the HP End User License Agreement during setup.

Here is the step by step procedure to do the same

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1. Download Make USB Bootable Tool and extract the zip package in separate directory


2.  Right click mkboot.cmd file and click edit to change the attributes in the config file.

3. Change USBDRV value R: to the drive letter that is been currently used by your USB Drive when you plug it in your computer.
5. Exit and Save then double click on mkboot.cmd to run this tool.


Alternative Link To Download Make USB Disk Bootable [ Softpedia ]

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  1. Kosh says:

    Dead link.

  2. milon says:

    i need bootable pen drive for xp setup.any pc

  3. suyog dhoot says:

    plz give me info for bootable pendrive.

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