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How Can I install WinXP from USB device without formattion the USB? I have an ISO file.

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The USB have lot of data, (it is 1TB), so I want to make it bootable without format it..

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You can not since you have to make the USB partition active and install the appropriate boot mechanism.
Presumably your system can be booted via USB.
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why not buy an USB flash stick to put it one?  should not cost much (depending on the ISO size)
or put it on a cd, or DVD
a R/W can be reused, if you like
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by:David_Ingledew
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Use an ISO buster or plugin, then create the boot CD/DVD.
Flash drive can also work (you have to extract the build, not just copy the ISO on)...had to do that for netbooks and reasonably fast too.
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