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Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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Create bootable USB stick under Windows

Open the command line (Search in the start menu for "cmd" or just run "cmd.exe")

The Following command are typed into the command line tool.

diskpart
list disk
select disk <your USB disk num>
clean
create partition primary
select partition=1
active
format fs=fat32
assign

Now copy the data from the images onto the USB stick and boot your system with it.

Description for each step:

Open the diskpartitioning tool <br>

List all drives<br>

Select your USB drive<br>

Delete everything and clean<br>

Creates a partition<br>

Selects the partition<br>

Sets it to active partition<br>

Format as Fat32 (same format as DVDs for example)<br>

Makes it visible in Windows Explorer

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For reference, this is how you do it on unix-like system:

dd if=THE_BOOTMANAGER_YOU_WANT_TO_USE of=YOUR_DEVICE

I think you might have missed that part as it looks like the only thing
you do is to make a partition that a bootmanager can boot, not actually
install a bootmanager on it.

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