August 10, 2022
How to Create a Bootable USB Disk for Windows 10


Now that Windows 10 is available for download, many of you must be planning to install Microsoft’s new desktop operating system on your computer. There are many reasons to install Windows, and there are different versions to choose from. You can upgrade to Windows 10 automatically or you can create a bootable disc to install Windows 10 on one or more computers in a hurry.

,See alsoHow to Disable Windows 10 Automatic Updates)

You can choose to create a Windows 10 bootable USB disc or DVD, although USB offers some advantages such as faster read/write speeds. You also likely have a USB drive, or your computer may not have a DVD drive, in which case the decision has already been made for you.

,See also: How To Create Bootable USB Disk For Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP)

Make sure that the USB or DVD (if rewritable) you choose as your Windows 10 bootable media does not have any important data on it, as this process will format the drive, which means that you But you will lose everything. Also make sure that the drive is of minimum 4GB capacity, as this process requires 3GB of space. Keeping that in mind, here is a list of steps you need to follow to create a bootable Windows 10 drive:

1) Download Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. Here are the links to download Windows 10 Media Creation Tool 32-bit (x86) And 64-bit (x64) windows respectively. To find out what type of Windows you are running, visit Starttype control PanelChoose order and securityand then, under Managementsee value for system typeor check it Step-by-Step Guide by Microsoft,

,See also, How can I tell if my computer is running a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows?,

2) Once the Media Creation Tool is installed, launch the application. When asked what do you want to do? Choose Create installation media for another PCand click next,

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3) On the next screen, select your preferred language and architecture as prescribed in step 1. Also select the version as mentioned below and click next,

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Select if you are currently running Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 with Bing, or Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home as version.

Select if you are currently running Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8 Professional, Windows 8.1 Professional or Windows 10 Pro with Media Center Windows 10 Pro as version.

Select if you are currently running Windows 8 Single Language, Windows 8.1 Single Language, or Windows 8 Single Language with Bing windows 10 home single language as version.

Select if you are currently running Windows 8 Chinese Language Edition, Windows 8.1 Chinese Language Edition, or Windows 8 Chinese Language Edition with Bing windows 10 home china as version.

4) If you are creating a bootable Windows 10 USB disk, select USB flash drive and click next To follow the rest of the steps. Once again a reminder will lose whatever data is in the drive you selected.

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Choose if you want to create a bootable Windows 10 USB DVD iso file, Make sure you have the ISO file of the Windows 10 version you selected in Step 3. ISO files are basically images of setup files, and Windows 10 ISO files available from microsoft

Once the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool completes its task, you should have a Windows 10 bootable USB disk/DVD drive, depending on the option you have selected.

If you have problems with any of the above steps, try using the Windows USB/DVD Tool, which was designed for Windows 7, but handles Windows 10 just fine. You can use this guide if you need any help with this, instead just use Windows 10 ISO files.

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