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MakeUseOf - Technology, Simplified. How to Create a Bootable USB Drive from Your Windows CD. Do you have a Windows CD or DVD, but can’t use your optical drive to install the operating system (OS) on your new computer?

How to Create a Bootable USB Drive from Your Windows CD

Or maybe you’re concerned about CD/DVD rot and just want to create a backup. Instead of a disc, you can use a USB drive to install Windows. Flash drives are smaller, have more storage, and can be used to install multiple OSs — if you use the right technology. Here is how to create a bootable USB drive, instead of using a Windows CD. 5 Top Resume Builder Sites to Create Your Resume Online. Advertisement Applying for a job can be an overwhelming experience, not least of all when it comes to putting together your resume.

5 Top Resume Builder Sites to Create Your Resume Online

Since it’s the first impression you make, you want to make sure you’re hitting all the right notes with your resume. With a few free online services, the process can be made a little easier. As a designer, photographer, or even writer, your online portfolio is a great way to introduce potential employers to what you can do.

But for those of you who don’t have a portfolio, the resume is the best way to catch an employer’s attention. 5 Job Search Guides to Improve Career Prospects and Find Your Passion. A career is far different from a job.

5 Job Search Guides to Improve Career Prospects and Find Your Passion

The trick to success lies in understanding that difference, finding a career you love, and getting paid to work on your passion. It’s what a “dream job” is all about. But it’s easier said than done. The job hunt can be grueling and confusing, especially if you aren’t sure about what you want to do next. If you feel like you don’t want to be stuck doing your current job, you need to still figure out what you want to do instead. Dropbox vs. Google Drive vs. OneDrive: Which Cloud Storage Is Best for You?

I was a huge cloud storage skeptic when Dropbox debuted a decade ago and popularized the idea for everyday consumers.

Dropbox vs. Google Drive vs. OneDrive: Which Cloud Storage Is Best for You?

Of course, back then the world wasn’t so internet-connected as it is today, plus storage limits were much tighter and syncing algorithms weren’t as robust. Cloud storage has come a long way since, and I freely admit that cloud storage has made my life much better. Not only does it keep all files available to me regardless of which device I’m on, but it also works as a way to keep data backups. 5 Basic Backup Facts Every Windows User Should Know 5 Basic Backup Facts Every Windows User Should Know We never tire to remind you to make backups and keep your data safe.