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How To Make A Bootable Pen Drive

You need these two utilities to get your work done :
BBIE - Bart's Boot Image Extractor
Bart's MKBT, Make Bootable

First , format your zip drive to FAT 32 Filesystem , now to make drive bootable follow these steps :
1. Extract boot sector of cd using bbie [e.g "bbie image.iso" , "bbie e:"]
2. This will create file image1.bin
3. now copy the contents of the iso or cd onto you USB drive.
4. now execute this command "mkbt -c -x {you zip drive letter} image1.bin"

also , if you want to boot a linux filesystem or the likes then you can follow this guide
There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary and those who do not.