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    How to Download Official Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft
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    How to Download Official Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft


    If you need to install or reinstall Windows 10, you can use the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft to download a Windows 10 ISO file that you can use to create your own installation media using either a USB flash drive or DVD/Blu-ray.

    This tool provides the best download experience for customers running Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.

    This tutorial will show you how to download an official Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft directly or by using the Media Creation Tool.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to run the Media Creation Tool.

    Windows 10 System Requirements

    If you would like to download a 90-day evaluation of Windows 10 Enterprise, then:

     CONTENTS:

    • Option One: To Download Windows 10 Home or Pro ISO using Media Creation Tool
    • Option Two: To Download Windows 10 Education ISO using Media Creation Tool
    • Option Three: To Directly Download Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft
    • Option Four: To Directly Download Windows 10 Insider Preview ISO from Microsoft





    Download Windows 10 ISO File OPTION ONE Download Windows 10 ISO File
    To Download Windows 10 Home or Pro ISO using Media Creation Tool


    An ISO file from the Media Creation Tool (MCT) uses sources\install.esd which is a compressed version of install.wim, but can still be used as a source image for DISM.

    Before you begin, make sure you have:
    • An internet connection (internet service provider fees may apply).
    • Sufficient data storage available on a computer, USB or external drive for the download.



    1. Click/tap on the Download button below, and click/tap on the Download tool now button at Microsoft's site. (see screenshot below)


    download

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    2. Save the MediaCreationTool1803.exe file (version 10.0.17134.1) to your desktop, and run it.

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    3. If prompted by UAC, click/tap on Yes.

    4. Click/tap on Accept for the license terms. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Select (dot) Create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

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    6. Uncheck the Use the recommended options for this PC box. (see screenshot below)

    Leaving the Use the recommended options for this PC box checked will have the Media Creation Tool download an ISO that's the same language, edition, and architecture as the current PC.
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    7. Select the Language, Edition, and 32-bit (x86), 64-bit (x64), or both (32-bit and 64-bit in same ISO) Architecture you want for the ISO file, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

    The Windows 10 option includes both the Home and Pro editions. The product key you enter during installation (Windows Setup) is what determines which edition gets installed.

    If you select both for the Architecture, you will need to use at least an 8 GB USB flash drive if creating Windows 10 USB installation media with the ISO.

    Your digital entitlement or product key determines if Home or Pro gets installed during Windows Setup.

    If you skip entering a product key during Windows Setup, then you will be prompted to select to install the Home or Pro edition.
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    8. Select (dot) ISO file, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

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    9. Select where you would like to save the ISO file to, type in a name you want for the ISO file, and click/tap on Save. (see screenshot below)

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    10. The Windows 10 ISO file will now begin to download. (see screenshot below)

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    11. When the download has finished, select where you selected to save the ISO file at, and click/tap on Finish. (see screenshot below)

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    Download Windows 10 ISO File OPTION TWO Download Windows 10 ISO File
    To Download Windows 10 Education ISO using Media Creation Tool


    An ISO file from the Media Creation Tool (MCT) uses sources\install.esd which is a compressed version of install.wim, but cannot be used as a source image for DISM.

    Before you begin, make sure you have:
    • Your Windows product key (xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx).
    • An internet connection (internet service provider fees may apply).
    • Sufficient data storage available on a computer, USB or external drive for the download.



    1. Click/tap on the Download button below, and click/tap on the Download tool now button at Microsoft's site. (see screenshot below)


    download

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    2. Save the MediaCreationTool1803.exe file (version 10.0.17134.1) to your desktop, and run it.

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    3. If prompted by UAC, click/tap on Yes.

    4. Click/tap on Accept for the license terms. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Enter the product key for your Windows 10 Education, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

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    6. Select (dot) ISO file, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

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    7. Select where you would like to save the ISO file to, type in a name you want for the ISO file, and click/tap on Save. (see screenshot below)

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    8. The Windows 10 Education ISO file will now begin to download. (see screenshot below)

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    9. When the download has finished, select where you selected to save the ISO file at, and click/tap on Finish. (see screenshot below)

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    Download Windows 10 ISO File OPTION THREE Download Windows 10 ISO File
    To Directly Download Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft

    1. Open Microsoft Edge.

    2. Go to: Download Windows 10

    3. Press F12 to open Developer Tools, or open the "Settings and more" menu and click/tap on F12 Developer Tools. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Click/tap on the Undock (Ctrl+P) button Name:  Undock.png
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    5. Click/tap on the Emulation tab in the undocked Developer Tools, select either Apple Safari (iPad) or Micosoft Edge - Windows 10 Mobile in the User agent string drop menu. (see screenshot below)

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    6. Select the Windows 10 edition you want to download, and click/tap on Confirm. (see screenshot below)

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    7. Select the language you want for Windows 10, and click/tap on Confirm. (see screenshot below)

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    8. Click/tap on the 32-bit Download or 64-bit Download button to download the 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 10 ISO file you want. (see screenshot below)

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    9. Click/tap on Save to start downloading the Windows 10 ISO file. (see screenshots below)

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    10. When the Windows 10 ISO file has finished downloading, you can click/tap on View downloads to find it. (see screenshot below)

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    11. If you like, click/tap on the Dock (Ctrl+P) button Name:  Dock.png
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    12. You can now close Microsoft Edge if you like.






    Download Windows 10 ISO File OPTION FOUR Download Windows 10 ISO File
    To Directly Download Windows 10 Insider Preview ISO from Microsoft


    Flight Hub is a prototype "dashboard" for Windows Insiders to quickly identify the latest Insider Preview releases for PC, Server, IoT, and SDKs as well as ISO images.


    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to go to the Microsoft site below, select the ISO you want, and click/tap on Confirm. (see screenshot below).

    (Client Insider Preview)
    download

    OR

    (Advanced Options for more Insider Preview editions and builds to select from)
    download

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Thank you Shawn!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. mattfromoz's Avatar
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    WIN. 10 Home 10586.104
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    trying this at the moment
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  3. Phone Man's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 1803 64 bit
       29 Jul 2015 #3

    A note about a clean install of Windows 10

    /tutorials/1...n-install.html

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    Jim
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  4.    29 Jul 2015 #4

    With this tool do we still have to wait for "Get Windows 10" to upgrade a Win 7 or Win 8 installation?
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  5. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 32,329
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
    Thread Starter
       29 Jul 2015 #5

    You could also just as easily use the Media Creation Tool to directly upgrade with. See step 3 in the tutorial below. :)

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation
    Last edited by Brink; 29 Jul 2015 at 02:39. Reason: update
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  6.    29 Jul 2015 #6

    The upgrade files downloaded very fast, pretty much at my 50 Mb/s rate. The upgrade is presently installing on my Windows 7 main boot partition on my Dell XPS 8100.

    Edit: Its installed and working. It took about 2 hours including finding this tutorial and getting organized. The actual update was just over an hour. Installed programs are working although I haven't checked them all. If Office works is suspect everything else will too. All my shortcut icons are flashing every few minutes, perhaps it will settle down later. There is disk and CPU activity so its doing some housekeeping. Since the is an update from Win 7 there is no MS account login, I'll change that later.
    Last edited by CalBear37; 29 Jul 2015 at 03:35. Reason: An Update
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  7.    29 Jul 2015 #7

    Great. . Been waiting for the iso. Can't wait to be clean.
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  8.    29 Jul 2015 #8

    Phone Man said: View Post
    A note about a clean install of Windows 10

    /tutorials/1...n-install.html
    There are going to be a large number of Insider procedures that may need updating on this site.
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  9. blackroseMD1's Avatar
    Posts : 1,850
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview x64
       29 Jul 2015 #9

    So this is basically the replacement for the Windows 7 DVD/USB tool, right?
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