Create a Windows 10 installation USB drive 1903 May 2019 Update

A computer that no longer works very well, wanting to reinstall Windows from scratch, assembling a custom configuration or buying a machine without an OS, there are plenty of reasons for needing to install a Windows operating system 10 from scratch. Laptop, desktop PC, touch screen, this tutorial explains how create a USB drive with the full installation of Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update. This process is free and legal. It is Microsoft that gives everyone the opportunity to download Windows 10, only activation requires a paid license. And so, this license can be bought.

You will need to use a minimum 8GB USB key. It is also possible to use an external hard drive but this is not recommended because we will waste a large drive for a simple installation setup. It is nevertheless possible but in both cases, USB key and external disk, all the content will be erased because the operation described below will format the media.

In the case of a simple update from Windows 10 “old version” to 1903, see this tutorial by Windows Update Where by forcing manipulation. The new features of Windows 10 1903 are detailed here.

Download a USB stick to install Windows 10 May 2019 Update (1903)

1. Connect a minimum 8GB USB key to a computer USB port. This key will be completely erased during the operation, so remember to save important files before following this manual.

2. Download the tool Microsoft Windows 10 1903 Media Creation Tool :

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3. Open the file Windows10mu1903-CreationTool.exe

4. Accept the software license agreement.

5. On the “What do you want to do? ” , Choose ” Create installation media (USB key, DVD or ISO file) for another PC ” and Following :

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6. Validate the language (French), theediting Windows 10 andarchitecture (x64 64bits, x86 32bits or both: leave what is offered if you don’t know):

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7. Click on ” USB flash memory disk »Then on Following :

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8. Choose the USB drive to be used to create the W10 1903 installation media (which will be deleted):

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9. The download starts immediately. This is followed by the preparation of the setup and the copying of the files on the selected USB key.

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10. A moment later, the USB key is ready with an installation setup for Windows 10 in its version 1903 May 2019 Update.

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11. We can rename key to change its default name (ESD-USB), for example for “Windows10-1903” or “W10-1903”:

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12. The USB stick can now be ejected clean and then be used as an installation medium to repair a broken PC, replace a hard drive with a fast SSD or to install Windows on a new computer.