Create Windows 10 October Update (1809) Installation USB Drive

Your computer no longer works very well. You change the hard drive to a much faster SSD. Have you planned to buy spare parts to assemble your own gaming computer to play from morning to night? For all these reasons and more, you need media to install Windows 10 on this machine. Desktop or laptop computer, 2-in-1 handset or touch screen, this tutorial explains how make a USB key to install Windows 10 version 1809, said October Update.

Equipment required: a Windows PC, a USB key (8GB minimum) and a good internet connection.

Create Windows 10 USB drive is free and legal. It can be installed on all computers, without limitation. However, you will need to enter a product key (serial number) to authenticate and activate the Windows license. However, it is possible to install Windows 10 without a serial number and use it without having a key. A simple message will warn the user that the license is not activated but this will not prevent the use of the computer.

It is recommended to use a USB key but it is also possible to use an external hard disk, in USB. Please note, this hard drive will be completely erased to create the Windows 10 installation setup. The USB key will also be erased, so you must save the files before following this manual.

If you only need to upgrade a Windows 10 PC to version 1809, just follow this updated tutorial to 1809 October Update.

Download a USB key to install Windows 10 1809 October Update

1. Connect a USB key (8GB minimum size) to a USB port on the computer (Windows 10, 8, 7 version). This USB key will be formatted during the operation, so save the files on it before going to the next step.

2. To download the official Microsoft software to prepare the USB key: Windows10au1809-CreationTool.exe


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3. Open the downloaded file and click on Yes to run the software.

4. Accept the program license agreement.

5. On the “What do you want to do” screen, click on “ Create installation media (USB stick, DVD or ISO file) for another PC » then on Following :

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

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7. Select the media « USB flash drive and go to Following :

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8. Choose the USB drive to use to create the W10 1809 installation media (which will be erased):

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9. The download starts immediately, followed by the preparation and copying of the files to the selected USB key.

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10. A good moment later, the USB key is ready with an installation setup of Windows 10 in its version 1809 October Update.

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11. We Can rename key to change its default name (ESD-USB), for example to “W10X64-1809” or “Windows10-1809”:

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12. The USB drive can now be ejected to be used as installation media to repair a faulty PC, on a blank SSD or on a new machine.