Use Rufus to create a bootable device

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Write .iso

  1. Download the .iso file you wish to install on the bootable USB drive. Save it onto your computer.
  2. Download
  3. Plug the USB drive into your computer.
  4. Run the Rufus program (no need to install)
  5. From the Device drop-down menu, select your USB drive,
  6. Under "Boot selection", select your .iso file.
  7. "Image option" ?
  8. Set "Partition scheme" to GPT.
  9. "Target system"? UEFI?
  10. "File System" ? FAT32?
  11. Start.


Error: ISO image extraction failure

Check the .iso hash

Check that the .iso file is not corrupted:
Click on the (✓) button next to SELECT (Rufus 3.0 or later) after selecting your ISO. Compare the hashes to those provided by the makers of the .iso files. If the hashes do not match, then the .iso is corrupted. Download it again.

Check for bad blocks

Run a bad blocks check to make sure that the issue isn't with your flash drive:
In advanced format options, select "Check device for bad blocks". Try with 1 or 2 passes.

Disable the anti-virus

Sometimes the anti-virus will block the extraction of the .iso file. Try temporarily disabling the anti-virus (Windows defender or other).