How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

Have you ever imagined, What if different versions of the Windows operating system could be bootable on a pen drive??  is it possible? Yes, it is possible. Hope you are curious now how to create multi os bootable USB drive.

If you have more than one computer and you want to install a different operating system then you need to create more than one bootable drive.

And so I will tell you a method by which you can create a multi-operating system bootable USB In one pen drive. You can use windows 8, windows 7, windows 10, or Linux operating system on one USB drive.

These tricks help you a lot. Its release from hazard and save your time to make bootable USB for every time when you need to clean install your system. So without wasting time let's start.

how to create multi os bootable USB by using WinSetupFromUSB

WinSetupFromUSB is a Windows program with the help of which you can create a multi bootable USB drive. It supports Windows XP/2000 to windows latest version for creating multiboot.

You can also install a Linux operating system with windows to create a multi bootable USB flash drive. To create a multi bootable USB drive using winsetupfromusb you need
  • Winsetupfromusb software.
  • Operating system(Windows 7, 8, or 10) depending on your requirements.
  • A USB Drive with a minimum size of 16 GB.
  • A laptop or desktop.

Process

  • Download Winsetupfromusb software and extract the files.
  • Insert your USB flash drive with your pc or laptop.
  • Open winsetupfromusb. You will find two versions (x32 or x64). Choose x32 if your system is based on the x32 version. Either choose the x64 version. Just run the software as an administrator. You didn’t need to install it.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

  • Make sure that your USB flash drive is detected by the software. Either click on Refresh to detect the USB drive.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

  • Now check “Auto format it with FBinst”.

Note: Actually this option format your USB drive with the desired format(Fat32 or Ntfs). You have to tick this option only for the first operating system installation. If your pc is set to boot in UEFI mode then select FAT32 Either you can select NTFS.


How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

  • Now click on “Advanced Option” below. A pop-up window will open. And check “Custom menu names for vista/7/8/Server source” and close the window.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

  • Now time to add iso files to the USB flash drive. Now check any one option below as per your requirement. For example, I want to add windows 10 iso files.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive


Note: if you using FAT32 format and your iso size is more than 4 GB. It will show a message to split the file. Just click on ok.

  • Click on “GO”.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

  • You will show a warning for “Data and partition deletion”. Just click on yes.
  • It says again a warning for “ repartition and reformat". Click on yes.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

  • After a few moments of processing its says to add folder name. Give any name as you wish.
  • Now it will start writing an iso file to your USB flash drive.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

  • After completing the process it's shown a message “Job done” click on ok.

How to add the second iso file to the USB drive?

  • After getting the message job done and clicking ok, winsetupfromusb will be going to the initial state when you start the software.
  • Just click “refresh” to detect the USB drive If it is not showing(You will show the free space available in the USB flash drive).
  • Don’t check Auto format it with FBinst 
  • Now click on “Advanced Option” and check “Custom menu names for vista//7/8/Server source” and close the window.
  • Select another version of windows iso as following the same process.
  • Now click on “Go” to start writing the iso file to the USB drive.
  • You will show to put the folder name for the second iso file as same as before. Just follow the steps like before And you will be done.

If you want to add more iso files just follow the same process. But one thing must remind don’t select “Auto format it with FBinst” After first iso writing in your USB flash drive. Either it will format all the iso files you create bootable in USB flash drive.

How to check the multi bootable USB drive is worked or not?

After completing all the processes just insert your USB flash drive into your computer and then restart your computer. Now press the bios key to enter in your boot menu.

For various brands of computers or laptops have different bios keys or dedicated bios keys. To know about your laptop bios key take help from google. After entering bios, select the USB drive for boot.

How to create multi os bootable usb | All windows in one pendrive

After booting you will enter choose an operating system screen. Now choose your desire version of windows you want to install.

Related Reading: How to create a bootable USB drive.

Final words

So these are the tricks on how to create multi os bootable USB. I think this method must help you to create a master bootable USB drive. Nowadays bootable DVD is no more used. Because the USB drive is faster than the DVD.

So you can create a master bootable USB drive with this trick and store it in a good place for future use. If you find these tricks is helpful for you please comment below and share them with your friends. Thank you visit again!

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