How to Create a Windows 8 Bootable DVD

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If you are have been wanting to try out the new Windows 8, now is the time. Microsoft has released a free consumer preview for windows 8 and is available for download here. Go ahead and download it.

Once you have downloaded the ISO, you may be looking to make a bootable DVD so you can install Windows 8 on as many PC’s or even Mac using Bootcamp or Parallels. Today we will learn how to create a bootable Windows 8 DVD using Windows 7 Bootable USB/DVD Download Tool. If your PC/Laptop doesn’t have a DVD burner you can also create Bootable USB drives using this tool.

Step By Step Guide

  1. Download Windows 8 ISO Disc Image from Microsoft.
  2. Download and install Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool from here.
  3. Run the USB/DVD tool and provide the path of Windows 8 ISO Image or browse for it using the little Browse button.
  4. Choose whether you want to create a DVD or a USB device.
  5. Depending of what you select on Step 4, it will prompt you to either enter a Blank Writable DVD or select a USB device.
  6. Click on “Begin Copying” or “Begin burning” again depending on your choice in Step 4.
  7. That’s it the tool will begin its magic now and will be done in a few moments.
  8. Finally, a message “Bootable DVD/USB Device created successfully” will appear on you screen and Voila your bootable DVD/USB device is ready and you can begin installing Windows 8 on your computers.

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Vijay Sharma

Vijay Sharma is an aspiring tech blogger and internet consultant focused on helping the community with the tips and tricks that can help you build better web business.


      • says

        @81ad15b4bb7993f40c273054e8b40133:disqus I have not tried it personally but will definitely give it a shot and let you know

        • says

          @81ad15b4bb7993f40c273054e8b40133:disqus Win 7 DVD/USB Download Tool doesn’t allow you to burn a Win XP Bootable disc. However you can use several other Image burner tools available to burn a DVD/CD for Windows XP

  1. RAJ says

    Hi all, im very much new to this site… i have a doubt …. I have downloaded Windows 8 Extreme Blue Version from internet & its a .iso image so I used Daemon software to convert to normal files>copied those files into folder>and that folder burned into the DVD drive.. but that DVD is not booting . plz help me to overcome with this Contact me on
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