Bootable windows XP flash drive is easier to install Windows XP operating system rather than CD. It is easy to carry and use. And today, I am going to show you on how to make bootable windows xp flash drive with silent installation.
To make bootable windows xp flash drive you need this following things :
1. One or Two GB Flash Drive
2. Windows XP Installation Disk or source file.
3. N-Lite software
4. Win-to flash software.
First download N-lite and Win to Flash freeware software from end of this post.(This files are in zip format. Please download and unzip the folder)
Now start to make bootable Windows XP flash drive for silent installation :
i) First install the N-Lite software which downloaded before and start the program. See below picture
ii) Click on Next. Computer will ask you to locate the Windows XP files. You can locate the windows xp file from your CD Rom or from HDD. If you locate the windows xp file from CD Rom, Computer will ask you to choose the location to save the windows xp file. See Below picture
iii) Now computer will start to copy windows xp file from CD to HDD. See below picture
iv) Click Next twice and then computer will give you option to make your xp unattended istallation. Choose the unattended option and click next. See below picture
v) In Next option, from Unattended Mode choose Fully automated and provide your XP serial Key. See below picture
vi) Then click on Owner and Network ID option and give your — Computer Name — Workgroup Name — Full Name — Organization name. After that click on Next. see below picture
vii) Computer will ask you for confirmation, click yes. Now computer will start making xp unattended installation process and after the processing, computer will give you confirmation message. Click on finish.
Time to make bootable windows xp flash drive :
The file emdadblog.rar you downloaded and extracted before, go to the Win to Flash folder and open WinToFlash.exe file. Then choose the “Transfer Windows XP setup to USB Drive” and click on RUN. See below picture
Now plug-in your Flash Drive / Pen drive to your computer. In Windows source path locate the folder which one we use to make unattended windows xp installation and in USB drive option, locate your flash drive path. Then click run and after completing this process your flash drive / pen drive will be ready to install XP. See below picture.
FAQ : How to configure the computer bios to boot from Pen drive /flash drive ?
Ans : Before you start installing your XP from your USB make sure that your computer support USB to install XP. But most of the recent computer bios support bootable pendrive.
To boot from your USB just plug-in your bootable pendrive to computer and restart your computer. Then Press F9 or F12 key from your keyboard and you will get the option to choose boot from your USB Flash Drive / Pen Drive.
Update : Many of us have asked various question regarding for bootable windows xp flash drive problem.To solve all of your problems, I create a video regarding for silent installation of bootable windows xp flash drive.
Pleas check out this video from below.