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How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

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How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware. UEFI replaces the Basic Input/output System (BIOS) firmware interface originally present in all IBM PC-compatible personal computers, with most UEFI firmware implementations providing legacy support for BIOS services. UEFI can support remote diagnostics and repair of computers, even with no operating system installed.

On latest laptop and desktop they are capable of booting in UEFI. As you notice when you open a laptop or desktop it loads the brand of the laptop or desktop instead the logo of the windows Operating System.

How to make this setup? Let have some time to read this tutorial for you to make a bootable UEFI Operating System.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

Things needed in creating a EUFI Bootable Usb

·         USB Flash Drive at least 4GB or higher.
·         Windows Operating System Windows 8 or Higher
·         Rufus 2.11 or higher version.

1.    Open the Rufus software run it as administrator.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

2.    Select the Usb device you are going to use in creating bootable UEFI.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

3.    On Partition Scheme and target system type, Select GPT Partition scheme for UEFI.
Note: Please be advise that the hard drive must in GPT format to use the UEFI function. If you convert your MBR to GPT all your files must be deleted, but there are some software that can convert MBR to GPT without losing your important files.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

4.    Browse the operating system you are going to use.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb
5.    If you already browse your Operating System you are going to use, check again the Partition Scheme and target system type, sometimes it will change when you choose your Operating System you are going to use. After that click on the start button to start the copying process.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

6.    A message box will appear saying that the files on the usb will be deleted. Just click Ok to continue the process. It will take time to copy depending on the size of the operating system.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

7.    After copying the files you will notice the status bar it become color green means the process is complete. You can try your bootable usb now if it is working.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

Sample output when you boot UEFI bootable Usb on computer.

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

How to create UEFI Bootable Usb

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