Different Operating systems has different types of partitions, file systems and environment. But Comparing windows 10 to other operating systems, it is too much easy. And you are able to do anything as you need. But macOS, Kali Linux, Ubuntu they are too much hard. Howerver we are not here to talk about their file systems. We are here to create bootable USB for All Operating Systems on Windows 10. First you will learn How to Create Bootable USB for Mac on Windows 10, then you get the idea of How to Create Bootable USB for Kali Linux. After that I will guide to How to Create Bootable USB for Ubuntu and finally we will CMD to create Bootable USB for Windows 10 and other versions. So, let’s get started.
How to Create Bootable USB for Mac on Windows 10?
Step 1. Open your favorite browser and download the TransMac Software. After downloading the TransMac Install it on your system. Installation is so much easy and it no needs to provide screenshots.
Step 2. After Installations, Right click on the TransMac App and Run as Administrator.
Step 3. Now select the USB and right click on it, then choose Restore with Disk Image.
Step 4. Once you did that it will warn you that all the files will be deleted, you need to select yes.
Step 5. Here you have to choose a Mac Operating system, in this case I will select MacOS High Sierra 10.13 and click ok.
Step 6. Once you clicked Ok it will give you a last warning that all the files will be overwrite. Select yes and wait until the files should be copied.
How to Create Bootable USB for Ubuntu on Windows 10?
There are many applications available on the web which can create bootable USB for Ubuntu on Windows 10. But the most popular of them is called Universal USB Installer. This Application is an Open Source Application, and you can download it for free. Once you downloaded, install it on your system and follow the below steps to Create Bootable USB for Ubuntu on Windows 10. But before going on prepare the prerequisite stuffs:
- Ubuntu iSO
- Universal USB Installer
- 4 GB USB flash Drive
Step 1. Insert the USB Flash Drive on USB 3.0 Port.
Step 2. After installing the Universal USB Installer, launch the application.
Step 3. Select Ubuntu from list of the versions, then click browse and locate the Ubuntu iSO. Once you did that select the USB, after that select create to create bootable USB.
Step 4. Once you clicked create it will warn that all the files will be overwrite, it means all the files will be formatted. In order to agree with that select yes and go on.
How to Create Bootable USB for Kali Linux on Windows 10?
Now you be wondering that Ubuntu is a Version of Kali linux, can’t we create bootable USB with UUI. The Answer is yes you can create, but you have to select the version Ubuntu and find the Kali Linux ISO by typing the name. But there is another option which can create bootable USB for All Operating Systems except for Mac. And that is Rufus.
Rufus is also an open source application which is even better than Universal USB Installer (UUI). UUI is created only to boot Linux and it’s versions but Rufus is for All Platfroms. Which includes the Windows ChromeOS, RemixOS and Solaries. In the meantime this open source application is also available in Portable Mode, which don’t require to install.
Step 1. So, without wasting too much time, open your favorite browser and Download Rufus.
Step 2. After downloading Rufus, insert your USB Flash Drive.
Step 3. Launch the Rufus Application, then click on the CD icon and select the Kali Linux ISO. Leave the rest as it is because Rufus will set the settings according to selected ISO.
Note: If you have inserted Multiple USB Flash Drive, Please choose the USB flash which you want to create bootable USB.
Step 4. After that select Start, then it will warn you that all the files on the USB will be erased.
Create and it will copy the files quickly to the USB comparing to USB 2.0.
Step 2. Press Windows Button+ R on the keyboard to open run dialog box. When it opens type their “Diskpart” and hit enter on the keyboard. After that the User account Control will appear which needs the full privileges of CMD. Select Yes and move on.
Bootable USB for Windows using CMD
Step 1. Insert the USB Flash Drive on your Computer. I recommend you to use the USB 3.0 Port, because it is fast.
Step 3. Once Diskpart appears, you need to list all the disks on your system. In order to list all the disks, type “List disk” and press enter.
Step 4. Select the Disk which is your USB Flash Drive by type “Select Disk x”. Instead of x I will type 1, because that is my USB Flash Drive.
Step 5. Once the disk is selected, you need to clean all its partition and configuration. To do that, simply type “Clean” and Press enter.
Step 6. Once the disk is cleaned, you need to create a new partition on the disk. Different types of partitions are available, but we will create a Primary Partition. So, to do that, type “Create Partition Primary” and hit enter.
Step 7. Once the Partition is created, you need to format that with NTFS file system. Then type “Format fs= NTFS Quick” and press enter. Remember to add quick, at the end, otherwise it will take too much time.
Step 8. Once the format process is complete, type “Active” to enable the USB.
Note: Please remember that Active is not needed in a GPT Partition of Windows 10. It only works on MBR Partition of Windows 10. If you type it on a GPT partition you will face a message.
Step 9. Type “Exit” to close the Diskpart.
Step 10. Now go ahead and copy the files of Windows 10 iSO to the USB.