Rufus is a well-known utility to create bootable USB drives in some easy steps.

Rufus v2.0Now, the developers behind the Rufus has updated its version to 2.0.639 and is available for download.

Rufus utility can easily format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pen drives, memory sticks etc.

Features of Rufus

  1. To create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.)
  2. To work on a system that doesn’t have an OS installed
  3. To flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
  4. To run a low-level utility

Rufus is less than 800KB in size, but comes with powerful features and provides everything you need. It is fast enough and recommended to use. Also, it is freeware.

You can also use UNetbootin, Universal USB Installer or Windows 7 USB download tool to create a bootable USB / memory card.

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