How to Burn Windows 10 ISO to USB

So, you have downloaded an ISO file of Windows 10 and want to it on a flash drive or any other USB storage device. In short, you want to make USB bootable so later you can use it to install Windows 10 into any computer. You might consider opening an ISO file and copying content to your flash drive. It is not that straightforward; you will need to Burn Windows 10 ISO file to your storage device properly to make it work. It is not quite simple like copying files into storage, there are multiple ISO burning tools that are helpful to perform such actions. In this article, you will leanr how to create and burn Windows 10 ISO to USB flash drive.

Method 1. Burn ISO to USB Windows 10 with PassFab for ISO

PassFab for ISO is a brand-new shareware, downloading ISO file is free to use and creating bootable USB is paid. Its interface is simple, easy to use, and user-friendly interface. This software is an honorable choice to go along with. It has a simple, interactive and user-friendly interface that allows you easily create a bootable USB from Windows 10 ISO file. What's more, it will always be updated once the new features are supported.

Here is how you can use PassFab for ISO to burn an ISO file of Windows into your USB drive. You can get download link of it easily from the below button.

  • Step 1. After starting PassFab fo ISO, you will have two options: Downlad System ISO and Import Local ISO option. Choose one and then you need to click on the next button.

    choose iso file in passfab for iso
  • Step 2. Then you need to choose USB or CD/DVD. The tool will ask for format permissions to erase all data on your disk. Make sure to copy any important files before proceeding further.

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  • Step 3. Once you continue further; the program will start the burning process. It might take a couple of minutes, so please be patient about it.

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  • Step 4. A success prompt will appear on screen after completion. Now you can unplug your USB drive from the computer.

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That's it and you have a bootable USB with Windows 10 ready to install by just plugging into any computer. You can also watch this video tutorial about how to use it:

Method 2. Burn Windows 10 ISO to USB via Windows USB/DVD Download Tool

You can get access to Windows USB/DVD Download Tool from any of the online sources quickly. Download and follow the steps in the setup dialogs. You'll have the option to specify where to install the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool. After successful installation, execute Windows USB/DVD Download Tool and follow the steps below.

Windows USB/DVD Download Tool is another ISO burning software to make Windows 10 bootable USB flash drive. First thing you'll need to do is to download the Tool and install it on your system like any other software. After installation is successful, open the Software and follow the steps below to make Windows 10 bootable USB Drive.

  • Step 1. The starting dialogue box will ask for the source file i.e. Windows 10 ISO file. Either type the full path or click Browse and locate it through the file manager.

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  • Step 2. Now you'll have two options first one is USB drive and second is DVD; choose bootable USB to burn ISO file to your USB.

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  • Step 3. Now choose your drive from the dropdown menu and click on "Begin Copying".

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Make sure that you don't have any important data on your USB drive, once the process is being everything will be erased during the Windows 10 ISO burning. A success message will appear on your screen once the process is complete. Now all you have to do is "Eject" your USB and use it to install Windows on any computer.

Method 3. Burn Windows 10 ISO to USB via Rufus

Rufus is a widely used free tool to make bootable Windows USB flash drives. It has a simple, easy-to-use interface and fast processing options which makes it unique. To burn an ISO of Windows 10 to USB you'll need to install Rufus first and then follow the steps below:

  • Step 1. Open Rufus by Searching "Rufus" in your Start menu. You'll need to have administrator rights to open Rufus.
  • Step 2. Now plugin any of your USB storage device to your computer. Rufus will detect it automatically.
  • Step 3. Afterward, click on Optical Drive Button and Make Sure to Check "Create a bootable Disk" in checkbox section.
  • Step 4. Now you'll need to select an ISO file of Windows 10 to Rufus; through file manager Popup Window.
  • Step 5. Later, press the Start button to start the process of Burning ISO file of Windows 10 to USB. rufus interface

That's it. Now wait and once the process is complete unplug the USB and install Windows 10 in any of your systems with a bootable USB drive. The whole process will take few minutes depending on USB device type; and your system's specifications. But sometimes it's not working for all computers, then you can try to use PassFab for ISO.

Method 4. Burn Windows 10 ISO to USB via PowerISO

If you are looking for an alternative to Rufus, PowerISO is the one you need. It is a reliable and OLD software when it comes to processing ISO files. It was made Windows 7 and earlier that didn't have support for ISO files. The PowerISO has a free version available to download; first of download and install it on your computer and then follow the instructions given below:

  • Step 1. Start the PowerISO software and from the menu bar select "Tool" and then "Create Bootable USB Drive". Note: Administrative Privileges are Required to Run PowerISO.

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  • Step 2. From the dialogue box browse that just appeared to choose "Windows 10 ISO File" in "Image File" box.

  • Step 3. Choose your USB Drive in "Destination USB Drive" box and click on "Start" to brun ISO file into your USB Drive.

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  • Step 4. After erasing previous data on your USB; PowerISO will show a notification. Simply click on "OK" to continue.

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  • Step 5. The software will start the processing of burning ISO file and making your USB bootable. If everything works fine; you will get a "Process Complete" notification. Now use your bootable USB drive and install Windows 10 in your or any of your friend's computer.

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Summary: This article guides you through the process of burning an ISO files into USB with many tools including Rufus, PassFab for ISO, Windows USB Tool and PowerISO.

Updated on / Posted by Shirley Howard to ISO Tips / Follow @Shirley Howard

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