Can you install an OS from a USB drive? Tags: Computers Flash Drive USB Drive Windows Vista Last response: June 17, 2011 7:14 PM in Windows Vista Share powerfulcrunch June 17, 2011 4:54:52 PM I want to install it on my old computer which is currently without an OS. Is there any way to use a flash drive to install it? I have another computer up and running. Is it possible to use that to install it? More about : install usb drive livebriand June 17, 2011 7:08:20 PM What OS are you looking at? With win7, make an ISO image of the disc with ImgBurn and then use the Windows 7 Download tool to put it on a 4GB+ thumb drive. For XP, try something like this: http://www.techtipsgeek.com/install-windows-from-usb-fl... m 0 l SR-71 Blackbird June 17, 2011 7:14:34 PM http://www.pendriveapps.com/install-windows-from-usb-wi... http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd535816.as... Have a look at these two links! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFormat a drive and install a Linux OS without using a CD/DVD or USB Forum Solvedlinux,install os on laptop without cd drive and usb Forum First boot and OS install from external (USB) disc drive Forum Newly built machine. no optical drive, trying to install OS and motherboard drivers with USB drives but running into some prob Forum SolvedTrying to install Linux OS's from a USB drive Forum SolvedInstalling an OS on a USB DVD Drive? Forum How to install os no cd drive and usb drive at this time i can't buy external cd drive Forum How to install OS om ny laptop using USB drive??? Forum OS install problem with broken CD drive. USB only! Forum Upgrading to a new SSD, installing the OS by USB and wiping the old hard drives. Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 drive as main OS drive? Forum SolvedCannot install OS X onto new mac hard drive Forum Solvedinstall os on usb Forum SolvedHow to install OS with USB Forum Solvedhow to install os from usb Forum Solvedmove OS partition from one drive to another, or fresh install? Forum SolvedBooting from USB for OS Install Forum SolvedHow can I install the OS without an internal DVD drive? Forum SolvedMac OS X USB Boot Drive Forum Toshiba Satellite wont boot from USB to OS install Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !