How to create flash disk bootable

This process involves Windows command prompt  which is known as CMD.  You have to enter some CMD commands. CMD plays an important role in computer, For example cmd can be used to check the serial number of a computer, checking bios information etc. In this tutorial we are going to make flash disk bootable and this flash disk will help us during installation of any other operating system in a computer. Also apart from making flash disk bootable the same process can be used for repairing corrupted flash disk, Sd card e.t.c.  

Bootable process

Step: 1 Press Windows logo + X 

Step: 2 Then press A so as to run cmd administrator 

At the command prompt,

Step 3: Type Diskpart then press enter. Diskpart is command used for storage

Step 4: Type list Disk then press enter, The list disk command displays all the disks on the computer. Note the drive number or drive letter of the USB flash drive.

Step 5. Type select disk , example select disk 1 or select disk 2 

where X is the drive number or drive letter of the USB flash drive like select disk 1 or 2 3  you will realised at this point command prompt will displays all removable and internal storage. This can be used to check your actual internal storage of your pc which is disk 0. 

DO NOT TYPE SELECT DISK 0 Otherwise, you may format your internal hard drive.

Step 6:. Type clean, and the press enter. This command deletes all data from the USB flash drive.

Step 7: Now we need to create a new primary partition on the USB flash drive, Type create part pri, and then press enter.

Step 8. To select the partition that you just created in step 7 above, Type select part 1 and then and press enter.

Step: 9 To format the partition, Type format fs=fat32 quick, and then press enter. fs=ntfs quick if you want to transfer large files
Step: 10. Type active, and then press enter.

Step: 11 Type exit, and then press enter.

8. Type again exit and then click enter.

9. Now your flash disk is bootable you can copy your installation files and proceed. 

More command  and parameters that you should also know


The diskpart tool has the following commands and parameters available:

  • select can set the focus on a specific target.
  • select disk – use this command to set the focus on a specific disk. Command Prompt: select disk  
  • select partition – use the select partition command to set the focus on a specific partition.
  • select volume – use this command to set the focus on a specific volume.
  • detail disk will deliver information about the current disk.
  • detail partition will deliver information about the current partition.
  • detail volume will deliver information about.

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