How to Create a Bootable Disk for Windows 10

Windows 10 is available for upgrade now, and many users has been updated or planning to update their PC to Windows 10. There are two ways to install Windows 10 on your computer, automatically upgrade to Windows 10 or make a bootable disk to install Windows 10.

Maybe someone will ask as long as we can upgrade our computer to Windows 10 automatically, why would we choose to create a bootable disk to install Windows 10? The truth is through the flash disk can offer faster read/ write speeds, in additions, if your computer don’t have a DVD drive, you have no choice to create a bootable disk.

Before you create a bootable disk, make sure that the bootable disk (USB or DVD) has no important data on it (the installation may erase all your data on the disk) and the drive is of minimum 4GB capacity. Then follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download Windows 10 media creation tool. You can download 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit(x64) according to your old system.

Step 2: Install and open the media creation tool, select “Create installation media for another PC” and and click Next.

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Step 3: Select the information such as language, edition you need and click Next.

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Tips: How to choose Windows edition:
Windows 10 Home Edition: Currently running Windows 7 Starter/7 Home Basic/7 Home Premium8/8.1/10 Home.
Windows 10 Pro Edition: Currently running Windows 7 Professional/7 Ultimate/8 Pro/ 8.1 Pro/8 Professional/8.1 Professional/10 Pro.

Step 4: Choose USB flash drive and click Next to follow the rest of the steps.

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Note: You also can select ISO file. It will create a bootable Windows 10 USB DVD, but we suggest you to choose USB flash drive.

When all the process is done, you successfully create a bootable usb disk, now you can use this disk to upgrade your computer to Windows 10. Although it is a good way to install Windows 10 on your computer, but there are also some risks, such as crashes, blue screen, so you may need a third-party software to help you, for example, Tenorshare Windows 10 Boot Genius, which is easy to fix frezzes or blue screen problem when or after Windows 10 upgrade.

See more: Black Screen of Death Fix on Windows 10

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