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I am trying to create a bootable Windows installation USB from Ubuntu, and can't seem to find anything on doing this, even after googling it. I have tried "Startup Disk Creator" but I believe that is only valid for Ubuntu as when I try and select my Windows7.iso, it does not do anything or even recognize it as being selected. What is the best method?

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marked as duplicate by terdon, Karan, AthomSfere, soandos, tombull89 Jun 25 '13 at 8:25

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Try WinUSB:

WinUSB is an Ubuntu application for creating a Windows USB installer for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Like other applications that enable creating installer USBs, you can create a bootable (installation) USB from an ISO disc image or a DVD. While other tools like Unetbootin can perform similar tasks, however, WinUSB is much simpler than other competitors, and delivers a two-click solution for creating a Windows installer USB. This may be a blessing for users who may require creating a USB installer for Windows for dual booting it with Ubuntu or other Linux distributions. Similarly, you might require installing Windows on another system, but do not have Windows installed on a computer to utilize tools such as the Windows 7 USB DVD Tool.

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