Microsoft re-releases Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Microsoft has re-posted the USB/DVD download tool after it was discovered it contained GPLv2 code. Installing Windows 7 on a netbook can be a daunting task. The lack of DVD drive can make even the most skilled geek feel inadequate and mortal. The only real way to plug external data into a netbook is via its USB ports. Now these handy lil' ports would be great, assuming Windows 7 actually came on bootable flash drives. Sadly, Microsoft hasn't decided to take that route. Instead, you're stuck scratching your head, googling (or binging, whichever) the best way to turn your flash drive into an installation disc.

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