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I want to install the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on my netbook Samsung NB30. The netbook doesn't have a CD or DVD drive, so I want to burn the image to a USB memory stick. I only have Mac OS X machines at home currently, so I've tried to use the Disk Utility and the restore function, but it fails with a 'cannot validate source' error message.

Any idea how to put the ISO on USB stick using Mac?

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possible duplicate of How do I burn an ISO on a USB drive on Mac OS X? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Mar 24 '12 at 17:34

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This windows tool should get the job done.

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Thanks, I managed to run the tool in Windows 7 virtual machine and it did the job for me. –  piokuc Mar 4 '12 at 17:31
    
This method is recommended by the Windows 8 download page. windows.microsoft.com/en-AU/windows-8/iso –  Daniel Jun 3 '12 at 6:59
    
@Daniel your link refers to the same tool I linked to. –  Moab Jun 3 '12 at 17:22
    
The point was Microsoft recommends this method. –  Daniel Jun 9 '12 at 14:18
    
Tool is hosted at the Microsoft store with instructions from Microsoft, what more of a recommendation does one need. –  Moab Jun 9 '12 at 15:09

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