In this guide, you can find step-by-step instructions on how to create a Windows 10 USB installation media from a Windows 10 ISO image file using the RUFUS USB creator utility.
Windows 10 USB installation media can be used to install Windows 10 from USB or repair a corrupted Windows 10 installation.
1. A Windows 10 Jesus image file.
2. Rufus USB Boot Creator Utility.
3. An BLANK USB drive with at least 8 GB of storage space.
How to create a bootable Windows 10 USB flash drive using the RUFUS utility.
Step 1. Download Windows 10 in ISO file.
First of all, go ahead and download a legitimate copy of Windows 10 in an ISO file. To do this, follow the instructions in one of these tutorials:
Step 2: Download RUFUS USB Boot Creator Utility*.
The next step is to download Rufus USB creator utility is a great tool for creating a Windows bootable USB flash drive, installing or repairing Windows.
1. Go to the official Rufus download page and download the latest version RUFUS USB bootable Creator utility on your computer.
Step 3. Burn Windows 10 ISO to USB with RUFUS utility.
1. Remove and connect all USB memory drives from your computer BOSS* USB stick (minimum 8 GB) into a free USB port.
Attention: Don’t leave your files behind Because on a USB flash drive all files will be deleted during this operation.
2. Now double click to run”rufus” application.
(When the Rufus utility starts…)
3. Select a blank USB flash drive that you have connected to your computer.
4. press CHOOSE.
6. Select the Windows 10 ISO file (eg Windows.iso) from your computer and click “It’s open“.
7. Now proceed as per your situation:
A’s case. If your computer supports it UEFIthen apply the following settings in RUFUS (see Screenshot 1):
- Yes Section scheme choose GPT
- Yes target system, choose UEFI (non-CSM). *
- Yes File system choose: FAT32.
- Yes Cluster sizeleave the default 16 kilobytes (standard).
- under New folder labelYou can type any volume name for the USB drive.
- click on Start button.
- UEFI only supports 64-bit Windows.
- To boot from a UEFI USB flash drive, you need to use the following settings in the BIOS:
- install the Boot configuration to whom: UEFI
- Install temporarily Safe download to whom: Off (Until Windows installation is complete)
- Install temporarily Fast loading to whom: Off (Until Windows installation is complete)
(Screenshot 1: For UEFI system)
Case B. If your computer supports it HERITAGE (or UEFI disabled), then apply the following settings in RUFUS (see Screenshot 2):
- Yes Section scheme choose MBR.
- Yes Target systemchoose BIOS (or UEFI-CSM).
- Yes File system choose: NTFS.
- Yes Cluster sizeleave: 4096 bytes (default).
- under New folder labelYou can enter any volume name for the USB drive.
- click on Start button.
- Supports non-UEFI (legacy) 32-bit and 64-bit Windows.
- To boot from a non-UEFI USB flash drive, you must use the following setting in the BIOS:
a. install the Boot configuration to whom: Heritage.
(Screenshot 2: For non-UEFI system)
8. Read the warning message carefully and “OK“.
(Wait until the Rufus utility erases the USB flash drive and transfers the Windows 10 ISO files)
9. After the Rufus operation is complete, near Run the Rufus utility, unmount the USB flash drive and use it to troubleshoot Windows 10 or install a clean OS.
– To boot from a USB drive, you need to set USB as the first boot device in the BIOS settings. For this:
- Enabled click on your computer and “DEL“or”F1“or”F2“or”F10” enter BIOS (CMOS) installation utility. *
*Note: How to access BIOS settings depends on the computer manufacturer. If your computer supports UEFI, click the appropriate button according to your computer manufacturer’s instructions. (for example, on Sony Vaio laptops that support UEFI, you need to press the “ASSIST” button on the laptop while the laptop is turned off).
- In the BIOS menu “Download procedure“adjustment.
(This setting is usually “Advanced BIOS features” menu).
- At”Download procedure” setting, install a USB drive (eg USB-HDD) as first boot device.
- Save and Exit From the BIOS settings.