The Simplest Way to Create a Bootable Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 USB Key

After I passed my VCP510-DV last week, I wanted to rebuild my Home Lab using Windows Server 2012 for the Storage part, instead of FreeNas.

Part of the rebuild, I needed to install Windows Server 2012 on top of the old FreeNas box. Hard task since I don't have a DVD player in the case... :-/

Hence, USB Boot it is...

I was surprise to see how easy it is to create a Bootable Windows Server 2012 (R1 or R2)/Windows 8/8.1 USB Key.

What do you need:

Once Installed, Launch Windows 7 USB/Download Tool
The first step is to select your ISO

Here, In my case I select USB Device.

Select the USB Device where the BootMedia will be created, and 
select BEGIN COPYING  when you are ready. 

In my case this step last 5 minutes.

And Voila! You now have a nice USB Bootable Key :-) with Windows Server 2012 loaded on it!!
If you wanna create another USB Bootable Key, just hit Start Over

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