How to Install Windows 10 using USB Flash Drive

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The Windows 7 operating system is no longer supported in the internet. Many applications including security updates, and new program compatibility could be no longer available. So in this case we need to upgrade or install windows 10 on our computer. So that all our needs for our computer could be available without problems. But of course we must consider the hardware compatibility if your computer could be compatible with the system requirements needs of this operating system. Like the processor, if it will support both 32 bits and 64 bits, memory capacity that have a minimum of 2gb, high capacity of hard disk drive, preferable SSD or solid state drive, and video card or graphics processor unit that it could be optional. As long as your computer meet the system requirements by the Microsoft.

But before to install this Window 10 be sure to backup your important files. Because you need to install this new OS surely that will not create problems after the installation. So in this post you will learn how to install windows 10 using USB Flash drive. Begin to follow the instruction below:

  1. First you need to check what operating system that you have, it could be 32 bit or 64 bit of windows 7 or 8.
  2. Right click in the My PC and click properties.
  3. Check in the preceding current windows, if it 64 bit or 32 bit.
  4. After you check it, open the Microsoft website download.
  5. After you open it, download accordingly the windows 10 either 32 bit or 64 bit, click on it.
  6. After you click it, it will download the installation tools.
  7. After it will downloaded using your browser, click on it.
  8. A pop-up window will display, you have to options, just select “Create Installation Media for another PC”.
  9. After you click it, you need to select a language in the drop down bar, windows edition like windows 10 pro, then architecture like 64 bits.
  10. In the next window you have another options for the creation of the tools, Just select “ USB Flash Drive”.
  11. Then click next button below.
  12. It will automatically detect your USB flash drive if it is connected in your computer. But if not insert your USB flash drive and click refresh.
  13. Then after it, click the next button below.
  14. Wait until it will finish creating the USB Flash drive windows 10 installation tool.
  15. When finish you will see in the window told “Your USB flash drive is ready”.
  16. Click finish button.
  17. Now you need to restart your computer and enter the bios setup for first boot of your USB flash drive tool.
  18. Press f2 or delete, or a instruction you will see in the POST information.
  19. Now when you’re in bios system, go to boot menu and select removable drive. Be sure that your USB flash drive is in the first of the list of drives. Note: not all BIOS systems have the same interface, it will look different of its others, but always use or find the boot menu and follow the instruction position on the right of the screen.
  20. Press F10 key and click yes in the pop up window.
  21. Once you save now the settings the computer will bootstrap that USB flash drive and load the windows startup installation.
  22. Once you’re now in the windows setup windows, click next button in the right side down.
  23. Then click install now in the next window.
  24. In the next window wizard you will ask to type the windows product key if you have. But if don’t have click SKIP button below.
  25. Then accept the terms and conditions in the next window by clicking the box or check box.
  26. Then click next button.
  27. Then select custom install in the next window to create drive partitions.
  28. Select the old partition and click delete command. Repeat this procedure for the rest of the partitions you need to erase. Just click OK to confirm in the pop up window.
  29. After you deleted or erase all partitions, create your partition by clicking the unallocated partitions. Note: In this step it will automatically install the windows files and format the partitions. If you want to create two partitions, click the new command and follow the onscreen instructions.
  30. Click next button below of that window.
  31. In the next window you will see installing windows. Wait until it will finish, it will put a check in every windows file after it installed. it will restart the computer several times. But just wait until it will finish. In this situation don’t press any key on your keyboard.
  32. Once you ask to enter the product key, press and select do it later. Then select use express settings in the next window.
  33. Then just wait a moment the windows loading, until it will ask you “Who Own This PC”. Just click I own it, if your computer doesn't belong to a certain organization.
  34. Then click next button at the bottom of your windows.
  35. In the next window, you will ask to enter your email address, but if you don’t want it just click “ Skip this step”.
  36. Then in the next window you will ask to create your computer account, type your name and your password in your PC.
  37. Then click next button below.
  38. Then wait until the desktop screen will display in your PC. And then you are done.
  • To avoid problems just reads and follow the system requirements in Windows 10 installation.
  • To avoid lost of your important file backup it first before install.
  • Be sure that your HDD have enough capacity or buy a SSD drive.
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