The installation of an operating system by a CD or a DVD is now much longer than a simple key USB . In addition, some computers do not have a CD /DVD Therefore, it is necessary to find another solution than the purchase of an external reader. Knowing that the price of a key USB is only a few euros, it is interesting to buy one to install Windows 8 or 8.1.
Create a key USB to install Windows 8 / 8.1 from a file ISO uploaded
Despite its name, this software is recommended by Microsoft for Windows 8.
Open the software Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool (icon on the desktop)
Step 1: click on Browse to search for the file ISO downloaded (by default in your Downloads folder) and click on Next
Step 2: “Choose media type”, choose USB device (peripheral USB )
Step 3: Choose the key USB and click on Begin copying
Copying can take several minutes
Once the operation is complete, the progress bar turns green and an information message indicates “Bootable USB device created successfully”. You can close the software by clicking on the cross at the top right.
Eject the key USB before disconnecting it from the computer.