Install Clonezilla on USB

How to Install Clonezilla on a USB Flash Drive from Windows. Clonezilla is a Free partition or disk clone tool similar to Norton Ghost and Partition Image. It can be used to backup (clone) information from media to media. Clonezilla supports remote or local backups to and from an entire disk, image or a partition. Additionally, the tool can be used to restore the remote or local cloned backups. Clonezilla saves and restores only used blocks in the disk, making it very efficient.

Supported Filesystems Include: ext2, ext3, ext4, reiserfs, xfs, jfs of GNU/Linux, FAT, NTFS of MS Windows, and HFS+ of Mac OS

Clonezilla Startup Menu Screenshot

Clonezilla Startup Menu

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Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 128MB

Persistent Feature: No

How to Install Clonezilla on a USB Flash Drive from Windows

  1. Download the Official Clonezilla Live Zip file for USB
  2. Extract the contents of the Clonezilla Live Zip to your USB Flash Drive
  3. From the USB Flash Drive, navigate to utils\win32 and run makeboot.bat
  4. Restart your computer setting your BIOS or Boot menu to Boot from USB and then boot from your Clonezilla USB