A Live USB is more handy for installing or running an operating system than a Live CD/DVD, as it has a faster read/write rate and allows writing extra information to it. When it comes to using Live Linux USBs, there are many useful applications available such as Universal USB Installer. However, some application provide support for more operating systems than others. LiveUSB Install is one such robust application for creating Continue Reading →
In this post I will tell you how to install Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 from a USB or DVD, as well as the procedure involved in creating a bootable USB and DVD for installing Windows 8 and Windows Server 8. Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool is a free software from Microsoft which can create a bootable copy of your Windows 8 OS (from an ISO file). You can Continue Reading →
If you want to upgrade your Mac OS X 10.6.6 or higher to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), then it might be a good idea to create a bootable DVD or USB for installation or up gradation purposes. Lion DiskMaker allows you to quickly install Mac Lion on older Mac OS X versions, without the need to use Mac Lion’s redeem code in the App Store. Using Lion DiskMaker, you Continue Reading →
Many Windows users find it hard to run features such as Unity 3D on virtual machines using VMware or VirtualBox for creating virtual machines. A better alternative can be to dual boot Linux operating system like Ubuntu with Windows. In this post I will tell you how to dual boot Ubuntu 11.04 with Windows 7. This procedure more or less can also be used with other versions of Ubuntu.
Previously we told you how to create a bootable USB to install Windows 7 from Microsoft’s command line. In this post we will tell you how to create a bootable USB for installing Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 with a portable software called WinToFlash.
There are many advantages of installing an operating system such as Windows 7 from a USB. For instance, it installs quicker from a USB rather than an optical drive like a DVD Rom because of the superior bus speed of the former. There are many freeware available for making a bootable USB. However, some of them can be a bit dysfunctional and unreliable. The most reliable way of creating a Continue Reading →