All you need for this method is an .iso windows vista, 7 or 8 image file (xp not supported) and the Universal-USB-Installer-x.x.x.x application.
This application was purpose built for linux .iso , to create a bootable linux drive , but works very nice with windows as well.
- Download the universal usb installer on your desktop double click it and select run.
- Next click i agree.
- Browse to your .iso windows image file , for this method i want to create a windows 8 bootable drive.
- Select the usb letter , so go to my computer see what letter is your drive and return to the application.
- Now click create ;a message will appear , you need to click yes , and the program will start extracting and copying the content of the iso.
When the process is done click close .
ALL DONE !!! You Have a Bootable USB drive.