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So ive created a usb disk for Ubuntu many times but i now want to install windows on my gaming rig. I went through the same process (creating ubuntu boot disk) and its fine but when i do it with the windows iso it failed on me, im trying again now but any help woukd be great

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Nopes it doesnt :(

Startup disk creator knows how to write ubuntu based isos because of the way the operating system is structured. Windows and OSX have different file structure. The tool that i would advise to use is http://en.congelli.eu/prog_info_winusb.html

  • Just don't forget to click the arrow to show that the answer was useful. And no problem :) Glad i was able to help – Damon Oct 11 '16 at 10:42
  • I cant quite get winusb to install is there any alternatives? Also as im new it counts it but doesnt make it visable – Jesse Ford Walls Oct 11 '16 at 10:43
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:colingille/freshlight & sudo apt-get update & sudo apt-get install winusb – Damon Oct 11 '16 at 11:09

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