How to Create Bootable DVD or USB setup for Windows 8 Release Preview?

The Windows 8 Release Preview that was released few weeks back offers different ways for the users to install the product.

One of the simplest way to install Windows 8 Release Preview is to create bootable DVD or USB device. In this blog post, I will show you how to create Bootable DVD or USB setup for Windows 8 Release Preview.

How to Create Bootable DVD or USB setup for Windows 8 Release Preview?

1. Download the Windows 8 Release Preview from the Windows 8 Product Preview website

2. To copy the necessary file to create a bootable USB or DVD for installing Windows 8 Release Preview, you require Microsoft’s USB/DVD Download Tool which can be downloaded here. This is an interesting software that easily helps you to make a bootable USB / DVD. Install the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool.

3. Start the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool after its installation.

4. Choose the Path of the ISO file of Windows 8 Release Preview that was downloaded earlier and click next.

5. Choose the Media Type that you will be using (DVD/USB). In this example, I will be using USB device.

6. Select the USB Device that you want the copied files to be made bootable and click “Begin copying”.

7. The copying process will begin. I some time, the necessary files will be copied to the USB device and the USB device is ready for installing Windows 8 Release Preview :)

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