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If you need to make a bootable flash drive of just about anything in Windows, Rufus is the most direct path to the solution. If you're past the point of needing documentation for such processes (Rufus provides none), then simply select the options you need and point it at an image file. It's as close to a sure bet as you'll find in these matters. See More
Although you can override this setting by selecting any ISO file of your choice, UNetbootin offers a simple interface in which you can choose to automatically download almost any mainstream operating system. This can save users the hassle of browsing through web pages in search of a download. See More
The fact that UNetbootin is cross platform means it can be used on any computer one has lying around, to create a bootable USB stick from a proper ISO file. It also makes it more viable as a tool since it can be recommended to anyone without having to worry about what operating system they are running. See More
You can create a "persistance" file of up to 4GB (depending on USB stick space) for many current live CD ISO's, which means you can live boot, install a few things, save a few docs, then shutdown & move to another PC with the same files intact (tested by installing Minecraft :)). See More
I've tested this with multiple USB sticks (4 so far) of varying age, size and speed (older 4gb, 8gb, 32gb USB 2.0 & a 64gb USB 3.0) - with up to 9 widely varying ISO's (on the 64gb stick). Ran on both Windows & Linux Mint. Easy to use and worked well on 3 different PC's & two laptops. See More
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