In this article, you will learn How to make bootable USB in windows 10.
There are several ways to make or create a USB bootable in windows 10. Here in this article, I will make you learn the easy way to to make bootable USB in Windows 10. You can also make a bootable USB in other Windows Editions too. Like Windows 7, 8.1, etc. But in this article, I will teach you how to make bootable USB in windows 10. Because Windows 10 is the latest edition of Windows.
How to Create Bootable USB in Windows 10
For making a USB bootable in Windows 10 first you need some requirements.
Things required for bootable USB.
- Rufus file —> Click For Download
- A USB flash
So first, you need to download Rufus file from Chrome or any other browser. Link is given above just click on download option to download Rufus. And also you need a USB flash to install windows 10 on it.
NOTE. Please note that you have the back-up of your USB flash. While making your USB bootable all the files inside the USB might get deleted.
To make your USB bootable you must follow the following steps below.
First of all download the Rufus file from chrome browser. After downloading the Rufus file you don’t need to install it. just open it as an administrator and continue.
Now, you might receive an option “Do you want to allow Rufus to check for application updates online?”. You need to select “Yes” to continue.
After running the Rufus as an administrator, a new window will appear on your screen. And you need to select the options as guided in the picture below.
In the latest update of Rufus 3.5, a new feature is released which has brought a new option in the Rufus to directly download the windows 10. If you already have the windows 10 in your PC or laptop you need to click the select option and then select the windows file from your PC.
If you don’t have the Windows file on your computer you must download it. For downloading you will receive some options from the Rufus. The first option will be to download windows 10 or windows 8.1. Select any of the options according to your needs.
Now after clearing step 4 now, another option will appear that is selecting any specific release of Windows. There will be several options but I suggest the latest one. And it is “1809 R2(Build 17763.107 – 2018.10)”.
now after getting this step done you need to select the language. There are several languages available in Rufus.
Now, this is the last step of downloading the ISO image. The last option will be selecting the architecture of windows. It depends on you whether you select the 64× bit operating system or 86× bit operating system Windows.
Now you need to download it. You can download it from the Rufus and also from a browser. It depends on you whether to download from browser or Rufus.
When the downloading process is finished select the Windows file and proceed.
Selecting the right optionsIf I should insert the pic step by step it will be very long. So in one picture, I have highlighted all the necessary things. You just need to follow the guided step in the picture below.
Now, the steps are over and you need to click the “start” button to make a bootable USB in Windows.
Related. How to Install Windows 10.
So, the above-mentioned steps will lead you to make a bootable USB in Windows 10. The steps above can only be done using the Rufus file. There are several other ways too to make a bootable USB using Command Prompt(CMD), using ISO file, making a bootable USB for Linux, etc.
For making USB bootable in Windows 10, 8.1, or Windows 7 follow the above-mentioned steps. Was it helpful? Drop your views down in the comment box below.