In this post, we are going to show you how you can make a UEFI USB Bootable for Win 10. Making USB bootable for Win 10 is as simple as making bootable USB for Win 7 or Win 8. You can make a bootable USB of Win 10 in a lot of different ways, such as Powershell, Diskpart utility, Windows USB/DVD Download Tool, Rufus, and a lot of other 3rd-party programs. Here, in this guide is about Creating UEFI Bootable USB Drive For Windows 10, we are gonna show you how you can create a bootable USB for windows 10 using Rufus and Media Creation Tool.
UEFI Bootable USB Of Windows 10 Utilizing Rufus:
- First of all, rufus download from any reliable source. Rufus is a portable app and hence does not need any installation.
- Then, connect the eight GB+ USB stick to the computer. Be certain to back up all of your important data from the USB disk.
- Now, run the Rufus app > click on Yes when you see the User Account Control prompt for opening the program.
- Under the Device part, choose the USB disk that you desire to make bootable, choose MBR partition scheme for UEFI or BIOS PCs, or GPT partition scheme for UEFI PC relying on the partition type on the computer.
- Next, choose the File system as default FAT32 as it can support both UEFI and BIOS. But if you are certain that the computer does not support UEFI, you can select NTFS for a quicker installation.
- Enter the volume label > click on the CD/DVD icon for browsing to the Win 10 ISO file > choose the file.
- Finally, click on the Start button > click OK when you see a warning dialog for continuing the job.
Once the Rufus app finishes its job, you will see the Done message. That is it! You can now launch the UEFI settings and make essential changes for booting from the USB flash drive.
Create Win 10 Bootable USB Through The Media Creation Tool:
The official program of Microsoft for making the ISO images and installation media with Win 10 is the Media Creation Tool.
- First of all, run the .exe file of the Media Creation Tool.
- Then, choose Create installation media (DVD, USB drive, or ISO file) for some other computer);
- Next, choose the edition, language, and architecture of the Win 10 image that you desire to write to your USB stick.
- After that, choose that you desire to write the image to your USB stick.
- Choose the flash drive from the list of USB drives and removable devices.
- That is all. Now, click on Next > click on Finish and wait until the installation file of Windows 10 is written to your USB flash drive. In such a case, all the data on your USB stick will be permanently removed throughout formatting. The USB stick can be utilized for booting on both BIOS and UEFI PCs.