1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 38
    Windows 10 Pro

    Windows 10 Media Creation Tool / USB reaches 100% then closes


    I've just upgraded to Windows 10 and am currently trying to create a installation USB to carry out a clean install.

    Twice now it has reached 100% and closed without any trace of the download on the USB flash drive i've chosen.

    Has anyone else had this problem? Do I need to format the drive in particular way?

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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 1,294
    Win 10 14393.51

    I used the tool to download an .iso.

    I had an 8 GB USB thumb drive already prepared using diskpart (format it as Fat32), so I just mounted the .iso (built-in to Win 8.1) and copied its contents to the thumb drive.

    I have since used the thumb drive to clean install 10. As advertised, the clean install activated after having once done the upgrade install and activating it.
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  3.    30 Jul 2015 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,824
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    Definitely try creating the ISO file instead. Then do as bobkn described or use Rufus to create the flash drive to install from.
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