How to create a bootable Windows 10 installation USB that supports UEFI?

2017-10-10, Posted by Admin to Portable Windows Creator

Admittedly, Windows 10 is becoming more and more stable and secure. Nowadays, many people are still better off sticking with Windows 7 or Windows 8, but more people choose to migrate to Windows 10. If you are planning to migrate to Windows 10, and unfortunately your computer does not have a DVD drive, then you have to create a Windows installation USB drive to install Windows 10.

There are many tools available today that support creating bootable Windows USB drive, and here we recommend WinToUSB to you. WinToUSB is a tool that is primarily used to create bootable Windows USB drive, not only you can use it to create a Windows To Go USB drive, but also you can use it to create a bootable Windows installation USB drive. Here, we mainly discuss how to use WinToUSB to create a bootable Windows installation USB drive to install Windows 10 on both Traditional BIOS and UEFI computers.

 

How to create a bootable Windows 10 installation USB that supports UEFI with WinToUSB?

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

2. Run WinToUSB as administrator.

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

Tools Windows Installation USB Creator

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

Select Windows Installation ISO

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

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.

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

Create Windows Installation USB drive

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

Windows Installation USB Creation complete

 

Follow these simple steps, you can create a UEFI bootable Windows 10 installation USB flash drive from a Windows 10 installation ISO with WinToUSB easily, then you can use this bootable USB drive to install Windows 7 on both Traditional BIOS and UEFI computers.