Follow the steps described below and you will create by your own a Windows 10 bootable memory stick:
- You need to download the latest version of the software called “Rufus”;
Note: The “Rufus” application is a nice solution, because it is free and works without any issues.You can download it from here.
- Install the “Rufus” application and locate the executable file;
- Insert in one of your computer’s USB ports a USB drive. Make sure that the memory available on your USB drive is at least 4GB;
- Format the USB drive in order to erase the entire data;
Note: Before erasing it, backup everything from the USB drive to your hard drive;
- Run the “Rufus” executable file;
- From the drop-down menu,located under the “Device” feature, select your USB drive;
- From the drop-down menu located under the “Partition scheme and target system type” selection, chose the “MBR partition scheme for UEFI computer” feature;
Note: If your computer has a GPT partition scheme, select from the drop-down menu the appropriate feature;
- Select “NTFS” feature from the drop-down menu located under the “File system”;
- Check if it is selected the “4096 bytes (Default)” option for the “Cluster size” selection;
- Check the box next to the “Quick format” feature;
- Check the box next to the “Create a bootable disk using” feature;
- Select the “ISO Image” option from the drop down menu;
- Click on the CD/DVD drive icon (this can be found in the right side of the “ISO Image” feature);
- Browse to the Windows 10 ISO image file;
- Check the box next to the “Create extended label and icon files” feature;
- Left click on the “Start” button;
- Now you will have to wait until the Windows 10 bootable UEFI USB stick will be created.
This is it. Now you are the happy owner of a Windows 10 UEFI bootable USB drive.