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I have a Windows XP CD which I want to install on a USB Drive. However my own CD drive is broken. I have a friend's laptop on which Windows 7 is installed (and no idea if it has a CDROM of not).

Please tell me how to do get the ISO from the CDROM to an USB pendrive?

I am using Debian 7

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Sanity check: Are you aware that XP is end of life since 2009? –  Hennes Nov 9 '13 at 15:19
    
@Hennes i know it –  user49418 Nov 9 '13 at 15:46

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Here is a Windows based tool, ISO to USB. Also you could try using UNetbootin to write an ISO file to a USB thumb drive too. UNetbootin runs on all OSes.

excerpt from UNetbootin website

UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux .iso file if you've already downloaded one or your preferred distribution isn't on the list.

            ss of unetbootin

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@Utkarsh - you can also upvote in addition to accepting. Not sure if you're aware of this or not. –  slm Nov 10 '13 at 5:51

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