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

Updated on July 11, 2022 by Admin to Windows Installation USB 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 Hasleo 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.

 

Tutorial to create a bootable Windows 10 installation USB that supports UEFI.

Step 1. Download and install Hasleo WinToUSB, and then download Windows 10 installation ISO file, you can also download Windows 10 installation ISO file with Windows installation ISO download feature built into Hasleo WinToUSB.

Step 2. Connect the the USB drive to the computer, run Hasleo WinToUSB and then click "Windows Installation USB".

Click Windows Installation USB Creator

Step 3. Click "Select installation source", then click "Browse image file" and then select the Windows 10 installation ISO file from the open dialog box as installation source.

Select Windows installation source

Step 4. Click "Select destination drive" and select the destination drive from the pop-up drive list. If the drive is not correctly recognized by Hasleo WinToUSB, you can click the refresh drive list button for the program to recognize the drive.

Select destination drive

Step 5. Select "MBR for BIOS and UEFI" partition scheme, then click "Proceed".

Select partition scheme

* Partition scheme:

  1. MBR for BIOS: This option creates a Windows installation USB that can only be booted on BIOS computers.
  2. GPT for UEFI: This option creates a Windows installation USB that can only be booted on UEFI computers.
  3. MBR for BIOS and UEFI: This option creates a Windows installation USB that can be booted on both BIOS and UEFI computers.

Step 6. After clicking "Proceed", a pop-up will appear asking you if you want to format it to continue, click "Yes" if you are sure.

The drive needs to be formatted prompt

Step 7. After clicking "Yes", WinToUSB begins creating the Winddows installation USB drive.

ceating Windows Installation USB drive

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

Conclusion

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