Today’s tutorial is going to teach you How to download the Windows 10 ISO image file from the official website of Microsoft to make a bootable USB or an installation DVD to install or clean install Windows 10.
We’ve divided this tutorial into three parts and will cover downloading the ISO image, Media creation tool use, making the bootable USB flash drive in three parts. We urge you to follow this tutorial till the end.
A fresh or clean install of Windows 10 is the ultimate option when all other available options fail to make a Windows computer perform as faster, better, and free of errors as It should be.
If Your machine has good system resources But Your PC is slow because of viruses, malware, spyware, and other errors then You can make your sluggish computer or laptop run like new by doing a clean install of Windows.
Why Do I Need To Download The ISO File Of Windows 10?
As you might know, We need to have a Windows 10 installation DVD or bootable USB flash drive to install or clean install Windows 10 or any of the other Windows versions.
If you don’t have both things then You can download the ISO image of Windows 10 to make an installation DVD or bootable USB flash drive by yourself.
Do Not Use A Pirated Copy Of Windows 10
Before We proceed any further, We highly suggest you not download the ISO image from pirated software download websites offering pirated stuff.
The ISO image file may contain the virus, malware, spyware, etc, you download from these websites.
Disadvantages Of Microsoft Media Creation
Microsoft offers only a single option to download Windows 10 installation files. You can use Windows 10 media creation tool to download the ISO image file of Windows 10.
Microsoft Media Creation has a number of advantages, but it also has a few disadvantages.
For example, If you go for Windows 10 media creation tool, then You need 16 GB of free disk space in Drive C and on top of that, you can’t change the download location.
The good thing in Windows 10 media creation tool is that It does not require a separate USB creator software to make a bootable USB. Windows 10 media creation tool can make a bootable USB If you want to.
Benefits Of Windows 10 ISO Image File
If you have the ISO image of Windows 10 then you need to install a third-party USB maker and the opposite of the Windows 10 media creation tool, You need a USB flash drive with 6GB of free disk space.
Unlike the Media Creation Tool, You can change the download location If you download the ISO image file of Windows 10.
Hopefully, We’ve managed to explain the differences between both of the download options to you.
Let’s kick start the tutorial on How to download the ISO image file of Windows 10 to make a bootable USB or burn to a DVD to install or clean install Windows 10.
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Before Getting Started, Take A Crucial Thing Into Account
If your PC is a 32-bit machine then download the 32bit version and You need to download a 64 bit ISO image, If you are using a 64 bit PC.
How To Check If My PC Is 32 or 64-Bit?
To find out system type, click the start menu button and type system information in the search box, and hit enter.
Open up System information utility. Here you can find what your system type is.
How Do I Download Windows 10 ISO Directly From Microsoft?
We would like to suggest using a third-party tiny utility named Windows and Office ISO Download Tool. It’s safe and free to use.
The reason for using this third-party application is that Microsoft has deleted the Windows 10 ISO Image file download page.
Download Windows and Office ISO Download Tool
Download Windows and Office ISO Download Tool from here. This is a portable application. It can be used without installation.
How To Download Windows 10 ISO Image File?
Launch Windows and Office ISO Download Tool.
Checkmark Windows 10
Select the Windows edition you bought or upgraded to. Since We upgraded to the Windows Pro edition. Therefore, We are going to select the Windows 10 Pro from the drop-down menu.
After having selected the accurate Windows 10 edition, Click confirm.
Choose your preferred language and click confirm.
It will give you both download options 32 and 64bit. We are using a 64 bit PC that is why We will be downloading a 64 bit ISO image.
Congratulations, the Download is now complete. Now you’re all set to create a bootable USB or burn Windows ISO image to a bootable DVD.
This tutorial is becoming lengthy. This is why We have split this tutorial into three parts. Lengthy tutorials make people feel bored.
In upcoming tutorials, We will be teaching you How to use Windows 10 media creation tool to download Windows 10 and How to make a bootable USB?
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