How to create a bootable USB drive for Windows 10?

October 13, 2020, Posted by Admin to Windows Bootable USB Drive Creator

There are many third-party tools on the market that can be used to create bootable USB drives for Windows 10. Due to technical reasons, bootable USB drive created by some third-party tools can only use the 32G space in front of the drive to support UEFI boot. WinToUSB is the world's first tool that can use all USB drive space, and it perfectly supports UEFI. Below we will introduce how to use WinToUSB to create a Windows 10 bootable USB drive, which you can use to install Windows 10 on your computer.


Tutorial to create a Windows 10 bootable USB drive to install Windows 10.

Step 1. Connect the destination USB flash drive to the computer with an installed copy of WinToUSB.

Step 2. Run WinToUSB as administrator.

Step 3. Click "Tools" > "Windows Installation USB Creator".

Tools Windows Installation USB Creator

Step 4. Click the Browse Icon button and select the Windows installation ISO from the open dialog box.

Select Windows Installation ISO

Step 5. Select the USB drive in the drop-down list. If your USB drive is not correctly recognized by WinToUSB, you need to click the Refresh Icon button for the program to recognize the USB drive. After you select the USB drive, a pop-up will appear asking you if you want to format it to continue.

Format the USB drive

Step 6. Click "Yes". After clicking "Yes", WinToUSB begins formatting. Please wait until that format operation is complete.

Format USB drive

Tips: If you have formatted the wrong USB drive, you can use our Free Data Recovery Software Hasleo Data Recovery to recover your lost files.

Step 7. After successfully formated the USB drive, click "OK", WinToUSB begins creating the Winddows installation USB drive.

Create Windows Installation USB drive

Step 8. Click "OK" when the creation is complete.

Windows Installation USB Creation complete


Follow these simple steps, you can see that creating a Windows 10 installation USB flash drive with WinToUSB is pretty easy. The important thing is that it allows you to fully use the entire USB drive's storage space and perfectly supports BIOS and UEFI.