Create a Bootable CD/DVD/USB
Part 1: Create a Windows Password Reset CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive
After installing Windows password recovery tool to Windows or Mac, the next step is to create a boot CD/DVD or USB flash drive. The following guide tells how to create a bootable CD/DVD/USB drive for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista on PC or Mac.
The standard version only supports to create a boot CD or DVD. If you’d like to burn ISO image files to a USB flash drive, you’ll need to install Professional, Enterprise or Ultimate version.
Step 1.Open Windows Password Recovery Tool, and select a boot media (CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive) to burn. Here we take USB for example. Choose USB Flash Drive option and select the appropriate USB drive from drop-down options.
Step 2.Click Burn button to start. The USB flash drive will be formatted and all data in the USB drive will be wiped. Make sure you’ve backed up important data before click “Yes” to continue.
Step 3.Once you click “Yes”, the program will start formatting USB drive and extracting ISO files to USB drive. The whole process takes about one minute.
Step 4.Now you have created a boot USB flash drive successfully.
Part 2: Create an Advanced Password Reset CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive for Windows
If you install Windows Password Recovery Tool on Windows PC, alternatively, you can choose Advanced Recovery Wizard to burn a bootable CD/DVD or a USB flash drive. This option will guide you step by step with clear wizards. It will help you select the Windows version of the target computer more precisely and burn bootable disk quickly. We also recommend it since this option can recover your forgotten Microsoft account password as well.
Step 1.Open Windows Password Recovery Tool program. And click the link at the bottom of the interface labeled as "Advanced Recovery Wizard – Create an advanced password reset CD/DVD/USB which has better hardware compatibility".
Step 2.In the new window, you will see there are only 3 steps you need to do. Now, select the Windows version of the target computer, and choose CD/DVD or USB flash drive to make boot disk (you can also store bootable data in an *.iso file).
1. You can also add WinPE drivers (RAID disks) if your hard disks are not recognized. Click on "Options" next to "Do not specify the Windows versions of the target computer". In the pop-up window, switch to "Add WinPE Drivers", select the "Specify WinPE Version" option to add your driver.
2. If you select boot media as ISO Image, the bootable data will be stored on your local computer (in D:\boot.ios by default). This is very convenient and quick for you to boot a disk next time.
Step 3.Click on "Burn" and then the tool will start to download system drives and you should only wait for a few minutes.
Step 4.After it finishes downloading system drives, click on "Yes" in the pop-up window. It will automatically start to create your password reset disk.