How to Create Bootable USB For Windows 10 Install.wim Larger Than 4GB
The days of burning operating system ISO images to a disc are long gone. Today most PCs can boot from USB so it's just easier to update and more convenient to install Windows from a USB flash drive. Another good reason to install this way is the installation speed, which is significantly faster than setup running from an optical drive. Many modern devices do not come with an optical drive. Continue reading
Previously, I showed you how to install Windows 10 using a bootable USB stick. This method is suitable for devices which boot using the legacy BIOS mode. If you need a UEFI bootable USB stick, the earlier-mentioned method will not work. In this article, we will see how to create a bootable UEFI USB drive containing Windows 10 Setup.
If you do not have an optical drive for reading DVDs or Blu-Rays in your PC but have an ISO image of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you might be interested in learning how to create a bootable USB stick from the ISO file. It can be done without using any third party software in Windows 8.1 or Windows 8, but in Windows 7 you need some tool to extract the ISO file. Personally, I always use the USB stick to install Windows because it works much faster than the DVD drive and is easy to update. Let's see how you can create it.