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 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 Solvedinstall os on usb Forum SolvedHow to install OS with USB Forum Solvedmove OS partition from one drive to another, or fresh install? Forum Solvedhow to install os from usb Forum SolvedHow can I install the OS without an internal DVD drive? Forum SolvedBooting from USB for OS Install Forum SolvedMac OS X USB Boot Drive Forum SolvedNeed 2 install OS on SATA drive!!! Forum Solvedhow can i install OS from a USB on this mobo Forum SolvedCan I install Windows 8.1 to a clean hard drive (no OS)? Forum SolvedI cant install windows 7 os in my laptop, acer, it cant continue install, i have bootable flash drive with windows 7 after i b Forum Solvedwant to wipe my drive but I don't have OS disk to re-install Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !