WinToFlash is a useful tool that can help you create a bootable Windows setup USB drive from a CD or DVD. WinToFlash can also make bootable USB versions of LiveCD's.
With more and more computers being manufactured without optical drives, this tool can be particularly useful. If you need to perform a fresh installation of Windows onto machines such as a netbook, then a small utility like WinToFlash could be a good solution for you.
Key features include:
Windows 32 bit and 64 bit full support.
Create a USB drive with Windows XP/2003 Recovery Console.
Create a USB drive with an emergency bootloader for Windows 2000/XP/2003.
Fine tune any option of partitions table.
Fine tune any option of FAT file system.
Multiple language support.
To use WinToFlash, simply unzip the file, connect your USB drive, insert your Windows disc and choose from the available options.
Overall, WinToFlash is a good tool for both novice and experienced users. It has an easy to operate, standard explorer type user interface, coupled with some powerful features under it's hood. The application provides a good alternative to using a Windows disc to perform clean installations of the Windows operating system.