How to create Windows 10 bootable flash drive UEFI

Unified Extensible Firmware Interface more commonly known as UEFI, it is a standard firmware interface for PCs. UEFI is designed to replace BIOS (basic input/output system) and now a days every major OEM uses UEFI as standard. It’s designed to improve Windows boot time and overcome the limitations of BIOS just like Apple Macs. OEMs these day shipping Windows 10 machines with Windows product key embedded inside. When you install Windows 10 from DVD / USB, your installation will detect product key from UEFI firmware (BIOS) and activate Windows 10 automatically.

So if your PC comes with UEFI firmware and you don’t have the key, then you have to create UEFI USB flash drive installer to do a clean install. In this tutorial we’ve used Rufus USB Tool, Windows 10 ISO file and Pen Drive (8GB Minimum). Following are the instructions to make a Windows 10 bootable flash drive with Rufus.

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Step 1. Download and save the Rufus program from the link given below.

Step 2. Connect your USB flash drive.

Step 3. Click on the browse icon and select your Windows 10 ISO image file.

Win 10 USB Installer

Step 4. Under Partition scheme and target system type, select GPT partition scheme for UEFI Computer

Step 5. Under File system, select FAT32

Step 6. Leave the rest of options as default.

Windows 10 UEFI USB Installer

Step 7. Click on Start button.

Step 8. Now sit back, relax and wait for the process to complete. Once the process is finished you can eject your pen drive and install windows 10.

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