How To Create Windows 10 Bootable USB?

Windows 10 provides the ability to install the operating system via USB. In the old days, CDs or DVDs were the most popular and easy way to install Windows operating systems but times have changed. Currently, the size of the operating systems is very high, and also most computers especially laptops do not provide CD or DVD drivers. The best way to install Windows 10 is using a USB drive that can be easily attached to the computer.

Download Media Creation Tool

First, we download the Media Creation Tool . The Media Creation Tool can be downloaded via the following link which is also used to download Windows 10 ISO file. On this page click on the Download the tool now button.

Download Media Creation Tool

Clicking this button starts the tool download.

Start Media Creation Tool

Start the Media Creation Tool which may ask for some permissions. If permission is asked just approve this. The start screen of the Media Creation Tool is like below. We can see that the Windows 10 Setup term is located on the tool caption. This operation collects some information about the operating system and may take 1-2 minutes to complete.

Start Media Creation Tool

First, a license agreement is displayed about the tool we can click the Accept button to accept and take to the next step. There is nothing special about this license agreement.

Accept License Agreement

Windows Media Creation Tool provides different features and one of them is upgrading Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating systems to Windows 10. In this step, we should select Create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another Pc option to create USB installation media. The Upgrade this PC now just upgrades the current Windows operating system.

Create Installation Media

In this step, we can specify the installation media, Language, Edition, and Architecture. By default the current system architecture is used which is enabled by default with the Use the recommended options for this PC check box.

Language, Architecture, and Edition

If we uncheck the Use the recommended options for this PC option we can change the Language, Edition and Architecture options.

Change Language, Edition, and Architecture

The Windows Media Creation Tool can be also used to download the latest Windows 10 ISO file. But for this case we select USB flash drive option to create Windows 10 USB installation media.

USB flash drive

In this step, the removable media is displayed which are generally USB drives. Keep in mind that do not select the current operating system main disk drives. The Refresh drive list to detect newly plugged-in USB drives.

AFter the creation is complete the successfully completed screen is displşayed. Just unplug the USB drive and use to install Windows 10.

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