How to make a bootable USB thumb drive

For a Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7 install usb drive

  • format your disk as FAT32
  • click start: type 'cmd' enter
  • type:
    bootsect /nt60 X:
    (where X is the drive letter of your usb drive).
    Bootsect can be found in the boot folder of the installer disc.
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