How to Convert Windows 7 DVD to USB Flash Drive and install the same from USB Flash Drive

My lappy dosent Recognise Windows 7 Home Premium DVD. Can i burn the image of the DVD to my USB Flash Drive using my Desktop and then install Windows 7 on to my lappy from USB Flash Drive. If so How do I do it???
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Yes, you can.

 

use the Microsoft .iso to USB/DVD tool to create a bootable DVD or USB (requires a blank DVD or USB flash stick of at least 4 GB).

 

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1. Connect your USB Flash Drive to your computer Format USB drive

2. To Format USB Flash Drive Go to My Computer -> Right click on USB drive and select Format from context menu.

3. Now go to Start Menu->run->cmd (Open Command Prompt) and Type following command

convert i: /fs:ntfs (Where “I” is your USB drive latter)

4. Mount Windows 7 iso as drive (You can use Freeware MagicDisc download from here).

5. Type Start->run->cmd

Now dir to directory where you have extracted MBRWiz and run following commands

mbrwiz /list (note down disk number of your USB Pen drive)

mbrwiz /disk=X /active=X (X is Disk Number of your USB Drive)

exit

6. Now open another command window and type following command

J: (Drive letter of Windows 7 iso mounted with demon tool)

CD boot

bootsect /nt60 Y: (Y is drive latter of your USB drive )

7. Now copy all files from drive where you have mount Windows 7 iso

8. Now reboot your computer and press F9 to get your BIOS screen and select USB drive as your boot drive.

9. If every thing goes fine, Your Windows 7 Installation should start from your USB drive.

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