Native VHD boot is currently supported only on certain versions of Windows and is disabled on other versions of Windows. This article/tutorial shows how all versions of Windows 7 can be installed and booted from a fixed size VHD using a free driver called Firadisk.
Ubuntu and its derivatives can be installed directly from the hard disk using Grub4Dos boot loader and iso emulation.This procedure is faster and does not require any secondary media such as CD or USB Flash Drives.
Fbinst is a USB Flash Drive Formatting tool.It can create universal bootable USB Flash Drives which can be booted on different BIOSes.It creates a special disk layout on your bootable USB Flash Drive making it more compatible with old and troublesome BIOSes.
Partition Wizard Bootable CD has the same features as of MiniTool Partition Wizard Home/Professional Edition.Bootable Media Builder that is bundled with the Professional Edition is not the only way to create a bootable USB with Partition Wizard.A bootable USB Drive with Partition Wizard can be created using Grub4Dos and Iso Emulation.