There are various methods on how to create bootable USB drive with windows 10. This guide will walk you through two methods on how to create bootable USB drive with windows 10.
PowerISO is a powerful CD / DVD / BD image file processing tool for computers running Windows operating system, which allows you to open, extract, burn, create, edit, compress, encrypt, split and convert ISO files, and mount ISO files with an internal virtual drive. You can download a copy at http://www.poweriso.com/download.php and then follow the following steps.
After installing powerISO, right click on the program and run as administrator. If you have downloaded a free copy, wait for some seconds and then close the popped up window to remain with the main poweriso window.
Next, you will have to create an image file windows 7 that will be loaded on the USB drive in case you don’t have the image yet.
Click the “New” button on toolbar or choose the “File > New > Data CD / DVD Image” menu.
Click on the “Add” button on the toolbar to add the folder containing windows files. You can also directly drag the folder from Windows Explorer to the PowerISO window.
Click on the “Save” button on the toolbar, or click on the “File > Save As…” menu.
Save the image with a “.iso” extension
Click on tools in the top left corner of the windows. From the options menu that pops up, select create bootable USB drive…
In the next window, locate the image file you just created and also locate the preferred USB drive. Leave the default settings and click on start to start the process. It may take several minutes depending on the image size and the computer specifications.
Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pen drives, memory sticks, etc.
You can get a copy from https://rufus.akeo.ie/
Creating a bootable USB drive with Rufus is quite basic since it requires an image file made already. Therefore if you don’t have an image file created already, Begin by creating the image in powerISO using the steps described above.