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How to create a bootable USB drive for Windows 10

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Michael

Two ways to create a bootable flash drive or DVD

This tutorial explains in details how you can burn a bootable DVD or create a USB flash drive to install Windows 10 on a PC. There are many methods you can use, but two of them are widely popular because of their simplicity.

Create a bootable drive using Windows Media Creation Tool

  1. First, you need to download and install the program on your PC. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=691209

  2. Select ‘Create installation media for another PC’.

  3. Select Language, edition and architecture for Windows 10 installation.

  4. Choose which media to use – USB Flash drive or ISO file (to burn a DVD later).

  5. Click on ‘Next’ to initiate the process.

Create a bootable disk using Rufus

Rufus is a third-party software that lets you easily create bootable flash drive from ISO image.

  1. Download Rufus from here. https://rufus.akeo.ie/

  2. Run the program

  3. Plug in the USB flash drive

  4. Select the ISO image for Windows 10 you want to create a bootable USB drive for.

  5. Click on ‘Start’ and let Rufus complete the process.

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Using these two methods you can create a bootable media drive to easily install Windows 10 on a new machine (or fresh install Windows on the same PC).

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