Do you need to install Windows 8 on your computer but don’t have a CD drive? No problem! You can use a USB pendrive to install Windows 8 with ease. In this article, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of installing Windows 8 using a pendrive.
Step 1: Prepare your USB pendrive
The first thing you need to do is prepare your USB pendrive to install Windows 8. Make sure it has at least 4GB of storage space, and backup any important data on the pendrive as the process will erase all its contents.
Step 2: Download the Windows 8 installation media
Next, you will need to download the Windows 8 installation media from the official Microsoft website. This can be done by using the Media Creation Tool, which will guide you through the process of creating a bootable USB drive.
Step 3: Create the bootable USB drive
Once you have downloaded the Windows 8 installation media, insert your USB pendrive into your computer and open the Media Creation Tool. Follow the on-screen prompts to create a bootable USB drive using the installation media.
Step 4: Set your computer to boot from the USB drive
After creating the bootable USB drive, you will need to set your computer to boot from the USB drive. To do this, restart your computer and enter the BIOS settings. Look for the boot order settings and make sure the USB drive is set as the first boot device.
Step 5: Install Windows 8
Once you have set your computer to boot from the USB drive, restart your computer and the Windows 8 installation process will begin. Follow the on-screen prompts to select your language, time and currency format, and keyboard or input method. Then, enter your product key and accept the license terms.
Next, choose the type of installation you want to perform (Custom or Upgrade) and select the drive where you want to install Windows 8. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation process.
Step 6: Set up Windows 8
Once the installation process is complete, you will be prompted to set up Windows 8. Follow the on-screen prompts to choose your PC’s name, select your network, and set up a password for your user account.
And there you have it! You have successfully installed Windows 8 using a USB pendrive. We hope this step-by-step guide has been helpful and has made the installation process a breeze for you. Enjoy using the latest version of Windows!