WINDOWS - Making 64 Bit USB from Windows 32 Bit

How to make a 64 bit bootable Windows USB with a 32 bit Windows PC

Im using Win 8 32 bit and want to make a USB with Windows 64 bit
Note: The name of the app talks about Windows 7 but it works with Windows 8 as well :)

Need 4 things:
* Windows 7 or 8 32 bit to run this process on of course - Cant help you get this one
* Windows 7 or 8 64 bit ISO image - Cant help you get this one - you should have your own from MS
* "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" - Google Windows 7 USB tool (this link works: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbPage.Help_Win7_usbdvd_dwnTool)
* bootsect.exe - link below

STEPS:

1) Install "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" on Windows 32 bit system

2) Extract the given bootsect.exe to the directory where the "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" was installed

3) Run the "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" utility and Select the ISO for the source and USB drive (at least 4 GB) as the destination

4) Once thats complete your done, you can reboot to that USB and install Windows 64 Bit now.

Note without the bootsect.exe Step (3) would of failed at the very end of the procedure with an error talking about "bootsect"
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koss boss,
Feb 24, 2013, 5:37 PM
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