How to prepare an Installation Media


The SolidPC / E8000 / N3710 MicroSom is an Intel based Chip. This means that nearly all x86/x64 operation systems should work out of the box.

First of all get the latest .iso file of your operation system. You can also clone a current CD/DVD to get an ISO file.

An external device is also needed - for example an USB Stick or SD Card.


The easiest way to install an iso file onto an USB drive is to use Rufus.

You can download the software here:

Detailed information can be found here:

Linux / MAC OSX - MacOS

Under Linux, Mac OSX and Windows you can either use different commandline tools or the GUI Tool called UNetbootin:

More information can be found here:

An example for UNetbootin under linux can be found here: