ManageEngine OS Deployer offers multiple ways to push your PC into a deployment environment. One of those ways is to boot your computers using ISO by creating a bootable USB from the ISO media. In this section, we will discuss the various ways to boot your computers using ISO. The first step is to create the ISO media, download the ISO media and use it to boot the computers. The ISO media can be used for booting in the following ways,
The ISO media must be downloaded from the console before being used to boot computers. The following steps will guide you through downloading the ISO media:
If you need to boot multiple devices using a bootable media that is easy to carry and use, you can make bootable USB from ISO. There are multiple tools to transfer the ISO to a bootable USB which are listed here. Follow the steps given below to mount the downloaded ISO to a bootable USB.
These steps will help you to successfully boot the ISO using a bootable USB.
Yes, we support creating bootable USB from ISO for all client-based and server-based Windows operating systems. This includes operating systems ranging from Windows XP to Windows 11. Follow these links for specific steps related to booting machines using a Windows 10 ISO or a Windows 11 ISO media.
Yes, OS Deployer automatically downloads and installs the WinPE tool on its server. You can then include the WinPE tool while creating the ISO bootable media which can then be converted to USB.
Network drivers, hard disk drivers, keyboard and mouse drivers are included during the creation of ISO bootable media.
Yes, OS Deployer supports legacy as well as UEFI boot.
Yes, you can extract the Windows ISO to USB/CD/DVD depending on your requirements.
You can use tools like Rufus, UltraISO, YUMI to burn the ISO file to any USB drive of your choice.
Yes, using OS Deployer's Zero-touch deployment you can completely automate the booting process. This will allow you to deploy multiple OS images right from your desk.