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How to Create a Bootable Linux/ubuntu USB Flash Drive

In this article we will create a bootable Ubuntu pendrive using a utility tool called rufus.


Ubuntu/Linux ISO file. Click here to download latest version of Ubuntu.Rufus (Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc) Click here to download Rufus.An 8GB Pendrive (Recommended).

After you have downloaded Ubuntu/Linux ISO follow the below mentioned steps to create a bootable ubuntu pendrive.
1. Run Rufus setup and open it software will open like this.

Select your pendrive in the Device dropbox.
Choose the Ubuntu ISO file you have downloaded in the Boot selection menu.
Change other settings according to the shown image and click start.

Enjoy :)

Error: Windows setup could not configure to run on this computer's hardware.

The below error can be seen during windows installation.
Error: Windows setup could not configure to run on this computer's hardware.

This error can be resolved by manually running msoobe.exe program and allow the installation to be completed manually.

Please follow the steps below to resolve the above mentioned error.

During the error screen, press F10 which will open up command prompt.Type cd\ to exit the current directory.Type cd c:\Windows\System32\oobe and press enter (this command will take you to the windows oobe directory).Now type msoobe and press Enter. The installation process will now automatically resume from its previous state.Enjoy!

How to check laptop/desktop serial number using Command Prompt (cmd).

Follow the steps below to check serial number of a laptop/desktop using CMD.

Go to run by holding windows + R key.
Type cmd and hit enter.On command prompt screen type WMIC BIOS GET SERIALNUMBER and hit enter.