Rufus: How To Make UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive

By FoxLearn 3/20/2020 11:32:43 AM   3.89K
How to use Rufus to Create Windows 8.1 UEFI Bootable USB Flash drive

Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.


After you finish downloading Rufus, you need insert your usb, then open rufus tool and select iso image.

Next, select GPT partition scheme for UEFI from the combobox.

Finally, Select quick format, create a bootable disk using iso image, create extended label and icon files, then click the Start button.

Rufus is especially useful in the following cases:

- You need to create a USB containing installer from bootable ISO (Windows, Linux, UEFI, ...)

- You need to work on a system that doesn't have the OS installed

- You need to load BIOS or other core software from DOS

- You want to run low level utilities