Rufus 3.20 Build 1929 – Stable

Create bootable USB drives the easy way

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RUFUS BOOTABLE USB SOFTWARE

Rufus is a small utility that helps format and creates bootable USB flash drives, reminiscent of USB keys/pen drives, memory sticks, etc. It is considerably quicker than comparable utilities and it’s open-source and free. All versions of Rufus allow the creation of a bootable USB from an ISO image.

Use Rufus, especially for cases to:

RUFUS BOOTABLE USB SOFTWARE
  • Create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, etc.).
  • Work on a system that doesn’t have an OS installed.
  • Run a low-level utility.
  • Flash a BIOS or different firmware from DOS.

Creating an ISO image from a physical disc or a set of files could be very simple to do, nonetheless, by using a CD burning application For example, because of the free CDBurnerXP or ImgBurn.

The Portable is a USB formatting utility that can also create a bootable USB drive using a bootable ISO image. This app requires admin rights. Despite its small size, Rufus provides every part you want!

Rufus is quick. On occasion, it’s about twice as quick as UNetbootin, Universal USB Installer. Or Windows 7 USB download tool, on the creation of a Windows 7 USB installation drive from an ISO. It can be marginally sooner on the creation of Linux bootable USB from ISOs.

Rufus supports UEFI in addition to GPT for installation media, which means that it’ll allow you to install Windows 7, Windows 8, or Linux in full EFI mode.

However, Windows Vista or later is required for full UEFI/GPT support. Because of OS limitations, Windows XP restricts the creation of UEFI bootable drives to MBR mode.

Supported Languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech. Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, and Hungarian. Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, and Persian. Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin). Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Changes in version 3.20 :

  • Enable applicable Windows User Experience options for Windows 10
  • Make Windows User Experience options persist between sessions
  • Add automatic local account creation and regional options duplication
  • (NB: This is limited to creating an account with the same name as the current user and with an empty password that the user will be prompted to change after the first reboot)
  • Add a workaround for ISOs that have a ‘syslinux’ symbolic link to ‘/isolinux/’ (Knoppix)
  • Revert to inserting registry keys for the TPM/SB/RAM bypass where possible
  • Remove storage bypass, since this is a bogus bypass that doesn’t do anything
  • Improve BIOS compatibility when displaying the “UEFI boot only” alert message
  • Fix Windows User Experience dialog appearing twice for Windows To Go
  • Fix Windows User Experience options not being applied for ARM64
  • Fix Microsoft Account bypass not being applied unless TPM/SB/RAM bypass is selected

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7 or later, 32 or 64-bit doesn’t matter.

Size: 1.33 MB

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