Create Windows 7/8 Bootable USB Drive on OS X

This note works for Windows (e.g. Windows 7, Windows 8, …), Linux … ISO image only, and all commands in Terminal.

If you’re interested in using Disk Utility, try this: Create OS X Mavericks Bootable USB Drive from AppStore Release, but DON’T forget to unmount partitions.

To launch a Terminal, simply open Spotlight and type Terminal, in most cases, you can see Terminal listed after ‘Ter‘.

For Windows 7/8 or later, Boot Camp Assistant is the BEST tool.
In ‘Select Tasks‘, CHECK ‘Create a Windows 7 or later version disk’ and UNCHECK all others.
In ‘Create Bootable USB Drive for Windows Installation‘, choose the right usb destination disk.

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Create Windows 7/8 Bootable USB Drive on OS X by @sskaje: https://sskaje.me/2014/02/create-windows-7-8-bootable-usb-drive-on-osx/

Create OS X Mavericks Bootable USB Drive from AppStore Release

1 Download Mavericks installer

Download from Mac App Store or anywhere.
The default folder name is ‘Install OS X Mavericks.app‘ not accessible directly from Mac Finder. There’s a DMG file locate at ‘Install OS X Mavericks.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg‘, this DMG contains all files we need.

2 Mount DMG directly from Terminal

Open Terminals,

The DMG will be mount at /Volumes/OS X Install ESD/

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Create OS X Mavericks Bootable USB Drive from AppStore Release by @sskaje: https://sskaje.me/2013/10/create-os-x-mavericks-bootable-usb-drive-from-appstore-release/