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Create Bootable USB Flash Drive

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    Windows 8 64bit

    Create Bootable USB Flash Drive

    I would like to make a flash drive bootable and I have looked at the utility that HP has called USB Disk Storage Format Tool and every place I have looked to find how to install and use it, the instructions that I have seen do not show up for me when I run the program. Has anyone used the tool or know where I can get some good instructions on how to create the flash drive.


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    You might also want to try Hiren's boot cd and the program rufus. If you want to create a USB boot drive that you can actually run to use as a tool for troubleshooting a system they are a great way to go. Here is a link to a video on youtube I made describing how to create the drive.

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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Are you looking for bootable rescue media ?

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