Windows 7: Create Repair USB Drive

This section provides a tutorial example on how to create a Windows 7 repair USB drive from a repair disc.

If it's hard for you to keep the Windows 7 Repair Disc, you can also create a Windows 7 Repair USB drive.

1. Insert the Windows 7 Repair Disc into the CD drive.

2. Insert a blank USB drive with enough free space of 150MB.

3. Copy all files from the repair disc to the USB drive

4. Run "diskpart.exe" command from the search input field after clicking the Start button. You will see diskpart starts in a command window.

5. Run following "diskpart" commands to make the USB drive bootable:

DISKPART> list disk
  Disk ###  Status  Size    Free
  --------  ------  ------  ---
  Disk 0    Online  465 GB
  Disk 1    Online  248 MB
  
DISKPART> select disk 1
  Disk 1 is now the selected disk
  
DISKPART> list part
  Partition ###  Type     Size    Offset
  -------------  -------  ------  ------
  Partition 1    Primary  247 MB  16 KB

DISKPART> select part 1
  Partition 1 is now the selected partition

DISKPART> active
  DiskPart marked the current partition as active
 
DISKPART> list part
  Partition ###  Type     Size    Offset
  -------------  -------  ------  ------
* Partition 1    Primary  247 MB  16 KB

DISKPART> list disk
  Disk ###  Status  Size    Free
  --------  ------  ------  ---
  Disk 0    Online  465 GB
* Disk 1    Online  248 MB

DISKPART> exit

6. Take out the USB drive and label it "Windows 7 Repair USB" for future use.

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7: System Recovery Options

 Windows 7: View Available Restore Points

 Windows 7: Restore Point Settings

 Windows 7: Create Restore Point

 Windows 7: Recovery Option 1 - Restore Point

 Windows 7: Create System Image

 Windows 7: Create System Repair Disc

 Windows 7: Boot from Repair Disc

Windows 7: Create Repair USB Drive

 Windows 7: Modify Boot Order in BIOS

 Windows 7: Recovery Option 2 - System Image

 Windows 7: Verify Factory Reset

 Windows 7: Recovery Option 3 - Factory Reset

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO

 References

 PDF Printing Version