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Is it okay to share Windows through a bootable pen drive?


yes Is it okay to share Windows through bootable Pendrive

there is a no problem to share bootable windows you share your bootable windows with your friends and there is a two way to make bootable pen drive first is using CMD second is rufers 


Rufers steps


Step 1: Open up Rufus and plug your clean USB stick into your computer.


Step 2: Rufus will automatically detect your USB. Click on Device and choose the USB you want to use from the drop-down menu.


Step 3: Make sure the Boot Selection option is set to Disk or ISO image then click Select. Rufus will open a file explorer browser window; locate the ISO image you want to burn onto the USB and select it.


Step 4: You’ll generally want to create a Standard Windows installation, and Rufus will automatically detect the correct Partition Scheme based on your device, so keep the default settings as they are. However, you can also change these if you want.


Step 5: Give the Volume label a name of your choice, or leave it as it is, and once again leave the default settings for File system and Cluster size. Now click Start


Step 6: You’ll get a warning saying that any data on the USB will be destroyed (this is normal). Click OK and Rufus will start creating the ISO image on the USB.

Step 7: Once Rufus has finished creating the iso image on the USB, you can close it and your bootable USB is ready to go!



CMD staps


Step 1 Search for cmd in Start menu, right-click on the command prompt, click on Run as Administrator.


Step 2: Connect the USB device to the computer that is to be made bootable.


Step 3: Type the command ‘diskpart’ and then press Enter.


Step 4: Type the command ‘list disk’ to display a list of all the available storage devices on your system. Press Enter to continue.

Step 5: Select the disk that is your pen drive. Generally, it is marked as Disk 1, it might vary system to system. Make sure not to select any other available disk as it will get formatted. To choose the disk, type the command ‘select disk 1’ and press Enter.


Step 6: To make a Pendrive bootable, there is a need to format it to clean the existing data. This can be done by the use of a ‘clean’ command.


Step 7: Type the command ‘create partition primary’ and press Enter. This will make the disk primary and ready to be made bootable.


Step 8: To choose the partition created as primary, type the command ‘select partition 1’ and press Enter.


Step 9: Before making the disk bootable, there is a need to format it as NTFS because Windows uses NTFS file system for storage. This can be done with the use of command ‘format=fs NTFS’ and press Enter.



Step 10: Type the command ‘active’ and press Enter. This will mark the primary bootable partition as Active.


Step 11: Type the command ‘exit’ to exit DISKPART and press Enter


Now close the command prompt window. Now copy all the data from the OS(Windows/Linux/etc.) installation disk to your USB drive that is just been made bootable.