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There is many ways to make bootable Windows usb., but i would like to make a bootable windows command prompt via usb. Is there a way using the Diskpart or another program? If no, is there a way to make a bootable Linux terminal via usb?

Thanks, and sorry by grammar mistakes.

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What is a "bootable windows command prompt"? – Oliver Salzburg Nov 26 '13 at 11:40
Command line on system startup, like a boot CD/DVD – Rafael Nov 26 '13 at 11:42
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Download the iso image of your most beloved linux distribution (if there isn't any, I suggest you ubuntu). They are freely downloadable from their homepage.

Download the tool named unetbootin for windows.

This unetbootin can write an iso image to an usb pendrive.

After you booted ubuntu from the pendrive, you can freely call a terminal program, or with ctrl/alt/f2 can you switch to command line console mode.

Good luck!

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Download MS WAIK and create a WinPE boot USB.

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It seems the good win version of the solution, ++ – peterh Nov 28 '13 at 16:11

Sounds like you want something bootable to make partition changes and repairs, check out:

It includes a USB creation tool, if that does not work, check out:

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Boot DOS from USB

Creating a DOS Bootable USB Flash drive to "Boot DOS from USB", is not very complicated. However, a tool called Rufus, created by Pete Batard, can make this task simple. Rufus can also be used to create a Bootable USB version of a given distro from an ISO File. Rufus is similar in appearance and operation to the HP USB Format tool "HPUSBFW.exe", and shares many of the same features. However, Rufus is Open Source.

Booting DOS from USB

How to Create a DOS Bootable USB Flash Drive that can ultimately be used to Run DOS from USB, using Rufus.

Authors Website:

  1. Download Rufus and launch the program
  2. (1) Select your USB Device from the drop down, (2) Choose the Fat32 filesystem, (3) Tick the option to Create a DOS bootable disk
  3. Click the Start button to create the DOS Bootable Drive
  4. Restart your PC, setting your BIOS to boot from the USB device, boot and enjoy!
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