Making bootable USB drive is a very easy task to do. It has destroyed the hassle of burning DVD/CD. Generally, we need to make the bootable USB flash drives when we need to install an operating system like Windows and Linux. It’s not like uncompress the ISO file and copy it to the USB drive.
In this tutorial, we will use Refus to make bootable USB flash drives, for instance, USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, and so on. You can also use this tool to make the bootable drive to update BIOS or firmware. It takes less time while comparing to other tools and it is free.
Let’s see how you can use it.
Download Rufus and save it your computer.
It’s a ready to use software, so you do not need to install. Just Run and it will automatically scan the current devices that suitable to use as bootable.
You can simply change them using the drop-down menu next to each section. Keep in mind that, each operating system has the minimum requirement of space to use as a bootable drive, for example, Windows 10 requires at least 8 GB.
After selection of your device, simply click on the disk icon to choose ISO file.
Now click on the start button. It will take a couple of minutes to complete.
That’s it. Your USB device is bootable now. To make it work while boot-up your PC, you may need to enable removable device at boot in the BIOS settings.