WinSetupFromUSB 1.6

Allows you to install Windows operating system from a USB device, supports several versions of Windows

  • Category:

    CD & DVD

  • Version:

    1.6

  • Works under:

    Windows 7 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 2003 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 8

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    7.0 (197)

Win Setup From USB is a comprehensive, selectable and stable tool that will turn a USB stick into a Windows installation disk. There are many benefits to using a USB disk instead of the traditional CD. You can get a faster transfer rate and complete a restore or installation in less time. You can reduce the chances of encountering problems during installation due to a defect on the disk or from lost data. A USB stick is more resilient and durable and is able to withstand more abuse than a CD as well.

These are just a few reasons that I decided to try out this program, and I am very happy that I did. Keep in mind that anyone can create a different installation disk for the Windows installer, but there are a lot of steps in the process, and it is easy to skip something or make a mistake. This program does everything automatically as it merges and places the installation and recovery files onto a USB disk instead of a CD or DVD.

This particular program also includes some additional features that provide greater flexibility and options for advanced users. It will also back up anti-virus files, factory installation disks and other essentials that are not part of the original Windows installation program.

You never know when you will need to repair, restore or reinstall Windows, and using the USB instead of the optical drive can result in a faster, cleaner and more efficient installation. I feel better knowing that the risk of errors or stalls is reduced, and I will not need to run to the store and get a new copy of Windows if something goes wrong. I also don't need to worry about the CDs becoming damaged while in storage.

This utility is simple to install and use, and it only took a few minutes to create a complete backup of my system files. The instructions are clear and easy to understand, and the menu options are also self-explanatory. You do not need a lot of technical knowledge to create a USB installation disk, and advanced users will appreciate the additional functionality and customization that is available with this program as well.

Pros

Allows you to easily create a USB Windows installation disk.

Lets you enjoy greater peace of mind that files are secure.

Is easy enough for amateurs yet flexible enough for advanced users.

Cons

Lacks information and documentation about some of the advanced options.

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