Install GParted on USB Flash Drive using Windows

Run GParted from a USB Flash Drive using Windows to complete the task. GParted is a popular graphical partition editor headed by Curtis Gedak. This powerful tool that can be used to create, reorganize, and or delete disk partitions. Other Key features include the ability to create multiple partitions, enable or disable the boot flag,  Resize a partition, format, and much more. GParted supports ext2/ext3/ext4, FAT16/FAT32, hfs/hfs+, linux-swap, NTFS, reiserfs/4, ufs, xfs file systems. And can also detect RAID devices.

The following process shows one way to put GParted on USB. Upon completion, you should have your very own GParted USB Drive, that you can bring with you, and run from any computer that can boot from USB.

GParted running from USB

GParted USB

Distribution Home Page:

Persistent Feature: No (not necessary)

GParted USB Flash Drive creation prerequisites:

  • Windows XP/VIsta/7 PC
  • USB Flash Drive (Fat32 formatted)
  • gparted-live*.iso
  • YUMI

How to Create a GParted Live USB

  1. Download and run YUMI
  2. (1) Choose your Flash Drive. (2) Select GParted (Partition Tools) from the list. (3) Browse to your ISO file and then click Create. USB gParted
  3. Reboot your PC and set your system BIOS or Boot Menu to boot from the USB device, save your changes and reboot booting from the memory stick.

Upon reboot, you should be running GParted from your USB flash memory stick.