Installing OS from a USB drive has some advantages – it is much faster as compared to installing from a CD/DVD. A high-speed flash drive would make a difference. It is handy and can use to install systems that do not have an optical drive like Netbooks and Ultra portable Laptops.Dennis Chung, an IT Pro Evangelist at Microsoft recently posted a video demonstrating how easy it is to prepare your thumb drive and use it to install Windows 7. Check out the video and simple tips here.
In one of my previous posts I mentioned about the installation of Windows 7 and Vista from a USB drive. Here is another tip from Microsoft to install Windows7 even on Netbook using a USB flash drive.