Create OS X Mountain Lion Bootable USB from Windows


Create an Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Bootable USB installation from Windows 7 using PowerISO Application.

Create Mountain Lion USB installation from Windows


To create an Apple Mountain Lion bootable USB Installation you will need PowerISO and an Apple OS X installation in ISO format.

Create a Mountain Lion bootable USB installation

  • Open PowerISO and continue unregistered.
  • Click on the Tools Menu and select “Create Bootable USB Drive”
    Mountain Lion bootable USB 1
  • Select Source image file – OS X ISO
  • Select Destination USB Drive
  • Write method will change automatically to “Write RAW Image File to USB Drive”
    Mountain Lion bootable USB 2
  • Click Start and wait for your USB Drive to become ready

All Done.

8 thoughts on “Create OS X Mountain Lion Bootable USB from Windows

  1. Cris

    One question, you say that you need the OS in an ISO format, will it work if I have it on a .dmg format?

  2. Mumtaz

    I did all but im getting an error .when I try to boot from usb then it starts windows again .why it is not booting from usb ?

  3. Sunny

    Hii I did all the thing that you said in this post. I did this thing with the help of POWER ISO same as you said in this post, and I got a message “Your Device Writing Successfully”. But when I have to check that pendrive in my computer this pendrive is showing nothing, and pendrive did not boot.
    plzzz help how to do this

  4. Anonymous

    guys u hav 2 hold option key while starting ure mac an select efi (or whatever the usb is) and ure mac should start up in mountain lion successfully. Duh.

  5. Ethan

    Power ISO can burn ISO file and other image files to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL. Burn Apple DMG files directly to CD / DVD / BD discs. Burn files and folders to CD / DVD / BD discs on the fly. Burn Audio CD from MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, WAV, or iso and bin files.


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