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#1 remixedcat

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:11

What's the best and easiest way to put server 2012 on a pen drive for installing? The system I'll be putting it on will not have an optical drive. Thanks.


#2 Pygmy_Hippo

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:14

I haven't tried it, but i'd imagine the Windows 7 USB download tool should do the job :)

http://www.microsoft..._usbdvd_dwnTool

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:16

doesn't it have to be verified though? I got my copy from website spark and not the store....

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:21

Don't think so, I've used that tool for Win7, win8 all sorts of version :shiftyninja: works well

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:25

Not sure to be honest, I used it to put Server 2012 Essentials on a usb stick, but the ISO was from Technet. Can't see that there'd be an issue - the download tool doesn't seem overly fussy.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:39

kewelll will give it a shot thanks peeps!!!!

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:49

Do it the Microsoft way

http://social.techne...-usb-drive.aspx

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:54

Thanks ;)