The Washington Post

Super-handy utility WinToFlash automates the task of prepping Flash drives as Windows installation media (Full text)

 

Everything USB

WinToFlash, while still a little rough around the edges, exists to make installing Windows much easier. WinToFlash starts a wizard that will help pull over the contents of a windows installation CD or DVD and prep the USB drive to become a bootable replacement for the CD. The final result is a more robust, easier to track installer tool. You don't have to worry about scratches on the disc or misplacing your original media discs once you transfer their contents to the flash drive. The optical drive is quickly becoming a thing of the past, especially in office environments, as media is shifted to the cloud. There may come a day that optical drives are as hard to find as floppy drives are today. 4.5GB DVD discs are huge wastes of space when you consider that 4GB microSDHC flash memory has dipped below $10 and are 1/100th the size. (Full text)

 

Life hacker

The process is simple and mostly obvious. You tell WinToFlash where the installation files you want to transfer are located and either let the transfer wizard take care of things, or specify settings like what kind of format the flash drive will undergo. (Full text)

 

Download Squad

Making a bootable USB flash drive for Windows Vista and Windows 7 isn't all that tricky, but it's always nice to find an app that simplifies things. Not only does WinToFlash make the process about as easy as it can get, but it can also create Windows XP, Server 2003, and Server 2008 installers. (Full text)

 

Raymond

There is a software called WinToFlash that does everything automatically. All you need to do is run the program, set the location of the Windows 7 installation disc and the destination of your USB flash drive (Full text)