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How to get Windows 11 onto a bootable USB flash drive

If you want to install Windows 11 on a new device, you’re likely to need a bootable USB drive, and here are two ways to create one.

How to create bootable USB of Windows 11 with Media Creation Tool

The Media Creation Tool is the easiest method to create a bootable media to upgrade or clean install Windows 11.

To create an installation media with the Media Creation Tool, connect a USB flash drive of at least 8GB of space, and use these steps:

  1. OpenWindows 11download page.
  2. Under the “Create Windows 11 Installation Media” section, click theDownload nowbutton to save the file on the device.
  3. Double-click theMediaCreationToolW11.exefile to launch the tool.
  4. Click theAcceptbutton to agree to the terms.
  5. (Optional) Clear theUse the recommended options for this PCoption.
  6. Select the correct language and edition of Windows 11.
  7. Click theNextbutton.
  8. Select theUSB flash driveoption.
  9. Click theNextbutton
  10. Select the USB flash drive.
  11. Click next then finish

How to create bootable USB of Windows 11 with Rufus

To create a USB media with an existing Windows 11 ISO file, connect a flash drive of at least 8GB of space, and use these steps:

  1. OpenRufusdownload page.
  2. Under the “Download” section, click the link to save the latest release on your device.
  3. Double-click theRufus-*.exefile to launch the tool.
  4. Under the “Device” section, select the USB flash drive.
  5. Under the “Boot selection” section, click theSelectbutton on the right side.
  6. Select theWindows 11 ISOfile from the folder location.
  7. Click theOpenbutton.
  8. Use the “Image option” drop-down menu and select theStandard Windows installation (TPM 2.0, Secure Boot)option.
  9. Use the “Partition scheme” drop-down menu and select theGPToption.
  10. Use the “Target system” drop-down menu and select theUEFI (non CSM)option.
  11. Under the “Show Advanced drive properties” section, do not change the default settings (unless you know what you are doing).
  12. Under the “Volume label” field, confirm a name for the bootable media — for example, “win11_usb.”
  13. In the “File system” and “Cluster size” options do not change the default settings.
  14. Click theShow advanced format optionsbutton.
  15. Check theQuick formatoption.
  16. Check theCreate extended label and icon filesoption.
  17. Click theStartbutton.
  18. Click theOKbutton to confirm.
  19. Click theClosebutton.
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