How to install windows 10 from usb on new pc

Here we are going to discuss how to  do clean install windows 10 from usb on pc.So you’re excited about the totally awesome Windows 10 but unfortunately you either don’t have a disk drive to run a bootable DVD on your laptop/PC or you just want install windows 10 via USB. As a good news, it is totally possible to make a bootable USB carrying Windows 10 to install windows 10 new operating system in your computer that you and everybody wishes for.We would recommend installing best antivirus for your windows 10 after the clean install for safer side.

Even though there is a large amount of free utilities available to help you create a bootable USB of Windows 10 with a few mouse clicks but ,it’s also possible to prepare the bootable USB without using third-party utilities. Let’s show you how it is done.

 install windows 10 from usb

Things you need before to create a bootable USB drive for Windows 10

  • A reliable internet connection.

  • Sufficient data storage available on a computer, USB or external drive for the download.

  • A blank USB with at least 4 GB or 8 GB of space if you want to create media.

Also, make sure you know that windows 10 usb install tool

  • It is literally not possible to create 64-bit version of Windows 10 bootable USB on a PC running 32-bit version of Windows.

  • You can create x86 version of Windows 10 bootable USB on computer running x86 version of Windows 7/8/8.1

  • You will need x64 version of Windows 7/8/8.1 to prepare bootable USB of Windows 10 x64.

How to install windows 10 on new pc without operating system

1) First of all, you need to connect your USB drive to Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC and backup your whole data.

2) Now, open Command Prompt by pressing CMD in Start menu or Start screen and then simultaneously press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys.

Note that it’s very important to open Command Prompt as administrator to avoid errors. Be sure to open the elevated prompt.

3) Now the elevated Command Prompt, type DISKPART and then hit enter key and after that, type LIST DISK command and press the Enter key again to see all connected disks. This is the important step is you should note the disk number assigned for your internal hard disk and your connected USB drive.

4) Now be careful in this step. You have type all the following commands one after another and press enter key after each command.

SELECT DISK 1

Please note that In the above command, replace ”1” with the disk number of your USB drive obtained in the previous step.

(press enter key)

CLEAN

(press enter key)

CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY

(press enter key)

SELECT PARTITION 1

(press enter key)

ACTIVE

(press enter key)

FORMAT FS=NTFS QUICK

Again, note that if your PC supports UEFI, you’ll need to format the drive with FORMAT FS=FAT32 Quick command.

(press enter key)

ASSIGN

(press enter key)

EXIT

(press enter key)

After this, still don’t close the command prompt window. Just minimize it.

5) Now, if you’re on Windows 8/8.1 and have the ISO image of Windows 10 antivirus , right-click on the ISO image and then click Mount option to mount the ISO file. After mounting, open My computer and note the drive letter of it.

If you’re on Windows 7, use an image mounting software such as Virtual CloneDrive and note the drive letter after mounting the ISO.

Suppose you’re going it in Local Disk C, let’s name it C.

And, please note that if you have the DVD of Windows 10, simply insert the DVD into the optical drive and note the drive letter of your optical drive. You can then use this drive letter whenever needed.

6) Now you’ll need the command window again. Just maximize it and execute the following commands one after another.

C: CD BOOT

(press enter key)

CD BOOT

(press enter key)

7) Now type the following command in the command menu:

BOOTSECT.EXE /NT60 K:

In the above command, replace “K” with the drive letter of your USB drive that you’re making bootable. Here as we mentioned above, we kept it as C.

Once you see “Bootcode was successfully updated on all targeted volumes” message, close the Command Prompt.

8) Now lastly, copy all the contents of your Windows 10 ISO image to the root of the USB drive. You can either extract ISO file contents or copy files from the mounted drive. The same procedure applies even if you have the DVD of Windows 10. You just need to copy all files to the root of the USB drive.Note, If you are Mac user want to create windows 10 bootable USB on you macbook then you should check that out here.


9)  Now that you have your bootable USB of Windows 10, turn on the PC on which you want to install Windows 10, enable booting from USB, set the boot priority to boot from USB, and then restart your PC again to begin installing Windows 10.

You’re finally done and have finished installing Windows 10 from USB. Make sure you follow the steps correctly.If incase after the install you feel your computer is fast enough then you must check out this post on how to speed up windows pc.Hope you will able to go thought it without any issue, if incase you come across any error during the activation process then you can check this post.

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