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Trying to transfer microsoft 7 onto a USB flashdrive and install it from my USB to my new computer

I am trying to install my Windows 7 OS from the disk, onto the USB drive and into my new computer. I have a 16gb USB and when i try and format the USB in the cmd prompt it says "The file system is incompatible." How do i fix this?
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  1. xpapaxsmurfx said:
    I am trying to install my Windows 7 OS from the disk, onto the USB drive and into my new computer. I have a 16gb USB and when i try and format the USB in the cmd prompt it says "The file system is incompatible." How do i fix this?


    Make an iso of windows 7 install disk download this utility and run it.
    http://images2.store.microsoft.com/prod/clustera/framework/w7udt/1.0/en-us/Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe
  2. how do i make an Iso of windows 7 from the disk?
  3. I have to dvd/usb tool but when it says Choose ISO file, i cant click anything.
  4. you dont have the original cd your system is oem .
  5. i have the brand new never been used cd.
  6. use this one to install on the new system with your serial number it work like a charm .
  7. I dont have an optical drive cuz i havent used a cd in any computer in the past 3 years so i decided to save a few bucks and go full digital
  8. Best answer
    you need to load the disc to be able to make a iso for the usb key or the other way is to use the drive maker transfer tool to transfer a copy of your drive on the new one .
  9. ok so i got Windows 7 onto the USB drive and started installing windows, im now trying to download it but every time it says it needs to restart the computer to continue it restarts the whole process over again and it keeps making me download the same thing over again.
  10. Nvm, all i had to do was remove the USB after it installs windows 7
  11. glad everything work now it is time to complete the set up .
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