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Default Help Cant Create Bootable USB Due to PC 64bit - 12-21-2009, 05:41 AM

I have look everywhere and cant find an answer.I am at the last leg of creating a bootable USB. Using USB Prep 8 i cant make a virtual drive cause I am using 64bit.My os is Win7 Home Prem. If anyone has any ideas how to resolve this let me know. Thanks
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Default 12-21-2009, 03:11 PM

Your PC being 64-bit is no impediment to creating a bootable USB drive. I have done this on my Win7 x64 system several times already. Here are the instructions I typically use:

* Open a command line (under one of the menu options)
* Run the diskpart command line app. (Type: diskpart)

Enter the rest one after the other (don't type the *):

* list disk, to find the drive number of your usb stick.
* select disk #, to select the usb disk (put the number you found in the previous step in place of the # – be absolutely certain you have the right number!)
* clean
* create partition primary
* select partition 1
* active
* format fs=fat32
* assign
* exit

Now copy the contents of your bootable CD (or whatever) to the USB drive.

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Default 12-21-2009, 05:14 PM

thanks i will try that. with usb prep 8 you have to create a virtual drive.apparently 64 bit doesnt like that
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Cool 12-21-2009, 05:18 PM

try using this utility...many have and it does work..doesnt care whether is 32 or 64bit

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