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Resources => Official Tutorials => Topic started by: PCNetSpec on September 21, 2016, 08:32:46 am

Title: Peppermint 7 and 8 - Using RUFUS to create a LiveUSB in Windows
Post by: PCNetSpec on September 21, 2016, 08:32:46 am
Peppermint recommend using RUFUS for creating Peppermint 7 and 8 LiveUSB's in Windows.

Here's how...

Download the Peppermint ISO image from our main website:
https://peppermintos.com (https://peppermintos.com)
and save it somewhere you'll be able to find it.

Download RUFUS from here:
https://rufus.akeo.ie/ (https://rufus.akeo.ie/)
and fire it up.

(https://i.imgur.com/7i4LNvG.png)

1) Select the USB stick.

2) Give the USB stick a label (can be whatever you want).

3) From the drop menu select "ISO Image".

4) Click the button no navigate to the Peppermint 7/8 ISO image you downloaded earlier
.

(https://i.imgur.com/f4DkTBr.png)

Select the Peppermint 7/8 ISO image, and click the "Open" button.

(https://i.imgur.com/BP2qfra.png)

Click the "Start" button.

You'll now be presented with this screen:-

(https://i.imgur.com/ALmTEoj.png)

Select "Write in ISO Image mode (Recommended)", and click "OK".

You'll be presented with a WARNING that everything on the USB stick will be overwritten and destroyed.

(https://i.imgur.com/w6Ju1yQ.png)

As long as you're happy with that, click "OK".

RUFUS will start to create the LiveUSB:-

(https://i.imgur.com/hRg3r3a.png)

And will tell you when it's done by displaying "READY":-

(https://i.imgur.com/GM2Iyed.png)

That's it, you're done and the Peppermint 7/8 LiveUSB is ready to use .. just close RUFUS, and boot to the USB stick.