Choose the Edition that you want Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro 7. I intend to put windows 10 on another drive and manually disconnect my C drive which has windows 7 pro 64-bit on it. I intend to put windows 10 on another drive and manually disconnect my C drive which has windows 7 pro 64-bit on it. This means you cannot use this trick on Windows Server Core edition. Now here show you with the free Rufus program.
You see all the flash drives and external hard disks that connected to your Windows computer or device. To get Media Creation Tool, launch your favorite web browser and go to this website:. But I can put other things on it ok. Rufus has caused a lot of issues for people who haven't picked the correct settings. A few days ago on another forum, a guy from a media company claiming to be experts in pc's posted a video showing how to create a bootable usb drive using diskpart and told everyone to use commands like active not used for uefi of course , and insisted you should use ntfs. But your results may vary.
Microsoft DiskPart Disk Selection Step-5: Type select partition 1, hit enter. If you need help on doing a clean Windows 10 install, read this guide too:. I don't put anything else on that thumb drive. Double-clicking this will open up an installation window and get the ball rolling. Do not forget that any data that exists on it is going to get wiped.
Type clean into the elevated command prompt, and press Enter. We have already given the complete guide for. Once the download is over, it is verified for integrity, to make sure that everything is well. Wait for a couple of minutes. It will take about 5 minutes if you use a and device.
In N versions, Windows Media Player is not included. So what a windows media creation tool is? You will need a working internet connection to download and install ddrescue. If not, you have to free some space from your hard drive and start the process again from step 1. This will take some time. This is not a common feature. That means you can use it from an external device or you can stick it on a network location. Remember, everything on it gets wiped, so clicking on the wrong drive would be pretty bad.
And it requires you to use a third-party burning tool like Rufus or some other to perform burning. And the , which include Windows 10 installation, system repair, or password reset. Then, choose what kind of media storage you want to use. Step 5: Just leave all the options its default state. Remember to have that license key ready to be typed in. Click or tap Accept to continue.
You can check them here:. Selecting the distribution will automatically download the necessary files for the specific distribution from the internet. My original point still basically stands as that advice was being given that would fail on most not all though as I thought devices. Maybe my Sandisk is at fault. Type create partition primary, hit enter.
If you are using the latest version, use the left pane to open the show applications. Media Creation Tool loads and asks you to accept its license terms. Then, Media Creation Tool loads its user interface and asks you to accept its license terms. However, if you are a command prompt lover, this method is for you. I prefer to use diskpart over Rufus.