How to create a multiboot or multiboot USB with multiple Windows and Linux systems? - Step by step

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That is why in this section I will teach you how to easily create a multiboot or multiboot USB.

Using the right tool so it's not a very complex task, but you can create your USB multiboot quickly and easily.

In such a way that you can have at your fingertips the operating systems you need in case you want to format a computer.

Tools to use

It is well known that for create a multiboot or multiboot USB you can use various tools or software that you can get through the internet.



In the list of the most used programs by users there is SARDU, it is precisely with which I will teach you the procedure.

But besides that, you can also use YUMI – Multiboot Creator, Easy2Boot, MultibootUSB, WinSetupFromUSB, among others.

They all basically perform the same function and then you can download one from their official site. I recommend SARDU, as it is one of the most complete.

Una pendrive multi-boot

The creation of a Multiboot or multiboot USB with Linux or Windows operating system has a similar process. Next I'll show you how to do both processes:

Windows systems with SARDU

Before creating a multiboot or multiboot USB with the Windows 10, 8.1, 8 or even Windows 7 operating system, you will need the operating system ISO file. To do this, the first thing to do is to download the «Media Creation» program from the official website.

Start the program and select "Create installation media for another computer", click "Next" and choose the Windows operating system you need.


As a last step, select " ISO file ". Now we just have to wait for the file to be downloaded and stored on your PC. Now you need to download the SARDU program from its official website and select the respective program for the Windows operating system.


When you start the SARDU application you will be able to see different programs that you can use to install on the Pendrive, in this case you will select the one called "Installer10".

You need to locate and select the ISO file on your computer, based on where it was downloaded (usually in the download folder).

Linux systems with SARDU

In the case of the Linux operating system, it is not necessary that you have downloaded the Ubuntu file, as you can do so from the same application.

You are about to start the SARDU program, locate the option for «Ubuntu Dektop» and select the arrow icon to download.

Note: in case of Linux, Kali Linux files (not downloaded from SARDU), select the globe icon to access the Linux official website for manual download.

When the Ubuntu download is done, you need to go back to the SARDU list, press the red button to search and select Linux download.

Install on the USB stick

To finish, the process of creating a multiboot or multiboot USB, once you have the operating system files, you will do the following:


Locate a pendrive with sufficient capacity to save programs, the Pendrive must have a FAT32 format so that SARDU recognizes it. Insert the pendrive in your computer and if there is an error like "PC does not recognize my USB pendrive", solving it is simple. On the right side of the SARDU application, select the option » Fence USB» and select the option for your Pendrive.


Always on the right side you will select " Create SARDU USB »To start the installation process and you just have to wait for the time set by the application.

Once the installation of the programs on the Pendrive is finished, it is now possible to remove the Pendrive from the computer and run the test. To do this, you need to turn off the computer, insert the Pendrive and when the logo appears, press the » F11 »To select the start mode.


In other computers there may be another key, you need to check the Internet boot mode button. Now you will select the Pendrive and press " Submit «.

It's ready. In the next sale you will be able to see the different options available for the operating systems. The option of " Linux menu «,» Windows menu ", among others.

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