Learn to correct the error "the selected file is not a valid iso file". This problem occurs in the Windows USB DVD tool when you select the iso file. Follow the steps given to solve it.

"The selected ISO file is not a valid ISO file" – General description of error

Today, most people use USB or Pen drive for Windows installation. Because it is fast, efficient and portable. While the recording in the DVD trend is falling. Microsoft launched its own tool to serve this purpose. The software called Windows USB DVD tool. But this tool gives an error that is becoming very common and people are now changing to alternatives.

  fix the selected file is not a valid error of the iso file

Well, most It is possible that we have found this error when using the tool Microsoft USB DVD. Have you ever wondered why this error occurs and how to fix it? Because the Microsoft USB DVD tool works well ONLY on intact official ISO files of versions of Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1. Therefore, if you select any other modified or customized ISO image, this error will appear: "The selected file is not a valid ISO file. Select a valid ISO file and try again.

How to fix a selected file is not a valid Iso file error

Well, there is a very easy alternative for this. Just download the universal USB installer from the button below and install it. This works perfectly well for all types of Windows ISO, even intact and modified / customized.

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Once you install it, open the tool and from the drop-down menu you can select Windows 7 Installer or Windows Installer 8. Depending on your need. If you want to install Windows 8.1 you can still select the Windows 8 Installer option that will work fine. I recently used this tool to successfully install Windows 8.1 Pro.

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This tool will never give the error " The selected file is not a valid ISO File. " So you can sit back and enjoy the fast and easy installation of Windows. In addition, you can also install a couple of other open source Linux systems and live operating systems.

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Download the Rufus software from the Download button and open it.

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After opening it. Follow these steps: –

  • Connect your Pen Drive to the USB Flash port.
  • To create a Windows boot disk (Windows XP / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1) select NTFS as the file system from the pull-down menu. 19659023] Then click on the buttons that look like a DVD drive, the one near the checkbox that says "Create boot disk using:"
  • Choose the ISO XP file.
  • Click on Start
  • Done! [19659028Reference

    This publication was last updated on: November 8, 2017