WinToFlash is likely to make a big difference to the way you work. It will make life a lot easier for you. Quickly and simply install the program you needs and in no time at all you will find yourself writing essays on Windows and using your bootable USB. The WinToFlash makes the job hassle free for you.
What is WinToFlash
WinToFlash help you to create bootable USB and pull over the contents of a Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 installation disk and prep the USB drive to become a replacement for the optical drive. This is about you can install your Windows from flash drive or card, HDD, etc. to your computer or netbook.
And this is not all it can do. WinToFlash can transfer your live CD or DVD to bootable USB card, for example, BartPE. After all you can erase your USB media and format it with Windows for everyday use.
Install Windows from bootable USB on any device!
WinToFlash can create bootable USB with any modern Windows Desktop and Server family (from XP to 10 beta) Setup Program, 32 or 64 bits. Any editions can be used - Home, Professional, Media Center, Ultimate, etc.
Emergency recovery and Live USB
WinToFlash can create Live USB from many LiveCD images. Recover your files faster with USB boot! Live USB options supported:
- Hiren's Boot CD on bootable USB
- WinPE based on XP, like BartPE
- WinPE based on Vista/7/8
- Windows XP Recovery Console
- NTLDR bootloader on USB
- MS-DOS USB boot
BIOS Upgrade - DOS on USB
Some motherboards requires old style DOS flashing programs, WinToFlash will create for you bootable USB with MS-DOS in a moment. Copy your flashing program to USB, reboot and flash your BIOS.Or you just want to play some good DOS game?
ISO, ZIP, RAR...
WinToFlash will read all popular container files, images and archives. No need to mount drive or unpack archive manually.
Folder, CD or DVD is good source too
Experimenting with Windows Setup or Live USB? Don't want to pack it to ISO/ZIP every time you test? Set the source of files to your folder and press start.
FAT16, FAT32, NTFS in CHS and LBA addressing
Use FAT16 CHS in the advanced mode, if your motherboard fails to boot up USB drive with FAT32 Windows XP Setup. You have a choice for better compatibility and troubleshooting. Fine tine of all FAT options is at your service too! Set any size of partition you need. Some motherboards won't boot until you use CHS addressing for partitions and file system. So, no, problem, WinToFlash can do this!
Fair CHS addressing
Cylinder-head-sector is an early method for addressing blocks of data on a drive. In the case of FAT file systems and old BIOSes this is still true.
Virtual CHS values are still being used by many utility programs and file systems.
It's very important for bootable USB to be compatible with CHS addressing. With WinToFlash you have a choise how to calculate CHS:
USB storage mode selection - HDD or FDD
Most motherboards can boot USB-HDDs, but some needs old USB-FDD mode. In WinToFlash you can chose what mode do you need for your bootble USB.
It's very hard today buy USB drive less than 4Gb in a store. But if you need 512 Mb USB drive to boot old DOS?
WinToFlash will limit your bootable USB to any size you need.
Activate this option in the Advanced mode, set value and press Run!
Of course, no more GRUB4DOS if you need non-standard bootloader. WinToFlash can install it automatically, just select GRUB on the boot loader page, if standard fails to load with your PC.
Save your bootable USB options to the file and load them up at any time you need.
WinToFlash is portable
Unzip, start wintoflash.exe. No installers. Copy it to your "flash toolbox" if you are an administrator, it's useful.
Detailed log file
Problems? Can't understand an error? Look to the log file - answer is there.
Best video tutorial from user mullinsJ08
To use Novicorp WinToFlash, your computer has to meet certain hardware requirements. Actual requirements vary, depending on the system configuration and the programs and features that you choose.
- Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) processor or faster
- At least 64 megabytes (MB) of RAM
- At least 20 megabytes (MB) of available space on the hard disk
- Keyboard and a Microsoft Mouse or some other compatible pointing device
- Video adapter and monitor with Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution
- Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/10
All listed languages are included