Windows 10 Media Creation Tool

Posted: October 30, 2015 in Windows 10
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Summary:   Microsoft tool to create Windows 10 installation media (DVD or USB) or ISO file


  • The Microsoft Media Creation Tool is free downloadable software(*.exe file) that can be run and used by end-users to:
        • Create Windows 10 installation media on a DVD disc, USB Thumb Drive or an ISO file for mounting
        • Upgrade the PC to Windows 10
  • Where to obtain –
        • Click on the above link to load the Microsoft web site and the option to download the Media Creation Tool
        • Scroll down and click on the box ‘Download tool now’(see below)


        • Save the *.exe file (MediaCreationTool.exe) to your local storage(hard drive, usb thumb drive)
        • Run the exe file to create Windows 10 installation media or upgrade to Windows 10


Additional Information:


  • Also, another good resource on clean installing Windows 10 can be found in Microsoft MVP(Greg Carmack) WIKI



October 29, 2015: Initial Draft and Publish Date

October 31, 2015: Added Additional Information section and links

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