Many times, when you are facing a critical windows problem and you need the bootable cd urgently to repair your windows but some how you don’t get it.
MakeBootable is a free software which lets you convert your pen drive into a bootable media, After making your pen drive bootable with makebootable you can use your pen drive like a windows xp bootable cd.
Makebootable is so easy to use, as it make your normal USB pen drive a bootable media in one click.
But there is a limitation, you will need to format your pen drive with fat file system in order to make your device bootable.
Convert to FAT and use MakeBootable
1. Backup the existing files on the drive.
2. Perform a FAT format
3. Now Run Makebootable.exe to make your USB portable device bootable.
After making your pen drive bootable, go to your BIOS and select USB Device as First Boot device in the boot device priorityAdvertisement
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Note: While using MakeBootable, if your
USB pen drive is under FAT32 and NTFS file system format, you will need to convert the format to FAT. MakeBootable does not support FAT32 and NTFS file systems.
[ Download MakeBootable ]
Update: If the above links to download the application is not working then you can use the link given below.
Update On: 23 oct 2009
Please note if the above utility does not work for your pen drive for any reason you can read other ways to make your USB drive bootable like Make USB Disk Bootable – Create MS-DOS Bootable USB Drive,
and you can also try reading how to Install Windows 7, Vista and Server 2008 From Bootable USB Drive
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