Microsoft has released its anniversary update for windows 10, so everyone is busy downloading the ISO file, but also ensure that you have a windows 10 bootable usb flash drive on standby in case of upgrade or fresh installation is required.
To do this there are many third-party tools available, and also official Windows 10 media creation tool from Microsoft is available for creating bootable version of operation system on USB flash drive, that will help you to fresh install Microsoft’s latest OS on your PC or other PCs.
We are going to take a look at a step-by-step guide on how to go about creating a windows 10 bootable USB flash drive. So what’s the waiting then, here’s what you need to do.
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How to Create Windows 10 installation media on a USB Flash Drive
==> Go to the Download location where it’s being downloaded, run the tool. When asked “What do you want to do?“, choose the “Create installation media for another PC” and click “Next“.
==> Select the relevant language and Windows 10 version from the selection field. There’s also an option in the “Architecture” section to select 32-bit or 64-bit variant of Windows. Select your desired choices and Click “Next“. (choose whichever license you have. I prefer purchase Windows 10 Pro version).
==> Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port of your computer. Make sure the flash drive is formatted correctly and has at least 4GB of available storage space.
It’s best to actually use an entirely empty drive for creating a windows 10 bootable USB flash drive process as all the existing content will be overwritten.
==> Make sure that “USB flash drive” is selected, and click “Next“.
==> Now Select the relevant USB drive when prompted.
==> The tool will then download the relevant files and create a USB bootable version of Windows 10. Click on the “Finish” tab when done to end the process.
You can now use this USB flash drive during initial boot of your PC and do a fresh clean installation of Windows 10.
Once you are done with creating a windows 10 bootable USB flash drive by following the above steps, your USB drive is good to go – it can be used on any PC to install Windows 10, so keep it handy for any future installations.
If you want to double-check, the files on your drive should tally-up to what’s pictured above, right.
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