How To Create a Bootable USB drive for Windows 10

Looking for Create a Bootable USB drive / Windows Installation media for Windows Upgrade Or Clean installation Purpose? Also Some Times We Require a Bootable USB / Media To Access Advanced Startup option to fix windows Startup problems. There are various ways to Create a Bootable USB drive, This post we cover How To create a Bootable USB / Installation media using official Media Creation Tool, Create a Bootable USB drive using third party application Windows USB / DVD Download Tool. And Using third party utility Rufus. and using Command prompt.

How To Create a Bootable USB drive

To create a USB Bootable drive For Windows 10 First We Need A USB Flash Drive ( At least 4 GB, And make sure USB drive is Empty or Backup your USB  Drive Data ). Also, Require Windows 10 ISO files. Otherwise, if you use media Creation Tool then Make Sure you have Stable Internet Connection.

First Download The Windows 10 ISO 64 bit and 32 bit ( As your require ). If you are looking for creating Bootable USB using media Creation Tool no need to download Windows 10 ISO direct jump to this.

Using Windows USB / DVD Download Tool

First Download Windows USB / DVD Download Tool & Install it on your computer.

Install Windows USB DVD Download Tool
Install Windows USB DVD Download Tool

After finishing its installation, Simply Run it. It requires ISO image file of the windows. Click Browse and Select the ISO image.

Choose ISO path
Choose ISO path

Then click next now select the USB Drive or you Can Select DVD ( which you want for bootable purpose ) Now Click being Copying to start the process. This will warn to erase / format the USB Drive before make it bootable click yes and proceed.

Select the USB Device
Select the USB Device

The process will take a while. Wait a while until you see the Bootable USB device created successfully. Then After you can use this bootable USB / DVD for windows installation purpose.

Bootable USB Device Created Successfully
Bootable USB Device Created Successfully

Using Rufus Tool

Also you can use the third party utility Rufus tool, which allows you to easily create a Bootable USB drive with Flew steps.




First Download Rufus from the official site. Then Double-click the Rufus-x.xx.exe file to Run the tool. Here Under “Devices,” select the USB drive with at least 4GB of space. Then Under “Partition scheme and target system type,” select the GPT partition scheme for UEFI option from the drop-down menu.

Create Bootable USB using rufus
Create Bootable USB using rufus

Next Under “File system” and “Cluster size,” leave the default settings. And On “New volume label,” type a descriptive label for the drive. Next Under “Format Options,” check the Create a bootable disk using “ISO image”option. Now Click on the drive icon and Select the Windows 10 ISO image.

When you are ready Click the Start button. And Click OK to confirm that the USB drive will the erased. Once you’ve completed the steps, Rufus will proceed to create the USB bootable media.

Using Media Creation Tool

Also Microsoft Officially Released Windows media Creation Tool Which helps to download and Create a Bootable USB / Media For windows 10 Installation or upgradation purpose.

First Insert The USB Drive to computer And Download the Windows Media Creation Tool. Save the Media Creation Tool.exe file to your desktop and Double click on it to run the Setup.




Accept the Terms and Conditions then on Next screen Select the Create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC option and click next.

Create installation media for another PC
Create installation media for another PC

Now on next screen the language, architecture, and edition will be selected automatically based on your computer configuration. but you can clear the Use the recommended options for this PC option to select the appropriate settings if you’re trying to use the media on another device. We recommend to Select Architecture for both, So that we can use the USB for 32 bit and 64 bit windows installation purpose.

select language architecture and edition
select language architecture and edition

Click Next and Select the USB Flash Drive option. Again click Next and Select the removable drive from the list.

Select the USB Drive For Bootable Purpose
Select the USB Drive For Bootable Purpose

That’s All When you click next the Media creation Tool Will Start windows Downloading ( it will take time depending on your internet connection speed ). After That, you see Creation Windows 10 media. Wait Until 100% Complete the process, Then after finish the process and Now you can use the USB drive for Windows installation or Upgradation purpose.

Downloading Windows 10
Downloading Windows 10

I hope After reading This post now you can Easily Create A Bootable USB Drive / Windows 10 Installation media For For Clean installation or Windows 10 upgrade Purpose. Face any difficulty while performing these steps, Or have any query, Suggestion About this post Feel Free To Discuss on Comments below. Also, Read How To Take BackUp And Restore Windows Registry.

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