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How to create a USB bootable media using Rufus

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Alternatively, if the bootable media created using the Media Creator Tool isn’t working on your computer. Or you’ve already downloaded the Windows 10 ISO file from another source, such as from MSDN, you can use the Rufus tool, which allows you to create a USB bootable with support for UEFI.
Download Rufus from the official site.
Double-click the Rufus-x.xx.exe file to launch the tool.
Under “Devices,” select the USB drive with at least 4GB of space.
Under “Partition scheme and target system type,” select the GPT partition scheme for UEFI option from the drop-down menu.
Under “File system” and “Cluster size,” leave the default settings.
On “New volume label,” type a descriptive label for the drive.
Under “Format Options,” check the Create a bootable disk using “ISO image” option.
Click the drive icon.

Select the Windows 10 image.
Click Open.
Click the Start button.
Click OK to confirm that the USB drive will the erased.
Once you’ve completed the steps, Rufus will proceed to create the USB bootable media with support for UEFI systems.
Wrapping things up
After creating the bootable media with support for UEFI, you can boot your UEFI-based device with the USB flash drive to upgrade your device or perform a clean installation of Windows 10 using this guide.

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