Rufus - Create Bootable USB Flash Drive

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Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives. It can be especially useful for cases where you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.), you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS, you need to work on a system that doesn't have an OS installed.

Features

  • Format USB, flash card and virtual drives to FAT/FAT32/NTFS/UDF/exFAT/ReFS/ext2/ext3
  • Create DOS bootable USB drives, using FreeDOS or MS-DOS (Windows 8.1 or earlier)
  • Create BIOS or UEFI bootable drives, including UEFI bootable NTFS
  • Create bootable drives from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, etc.)
  • Create bootable drives from bootable disk images, including compressed ones
  • Create Windows To Go drives
  • Create persistent Linux partitions
  • Download official Microsoft Windows 8 or Windows 10 retail ISOs
  • Compute MD5, SHA-1 and SHA-256 checksums of the selected image
  • Twice as fast as Microsoft's USB/DVD tool or UNetbootin, on ISO → USB creation (1)
  • Perform bad blocks checks, including detection of "fake" flash drives
  • Modern and familiar UI, with 38 languages natively supported
  • Small footprint. No installation required.
  • Portable

https://rufus.ie
https://github.com/pbatard/rufus

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