1.    12 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 2

    installing Windows 10 Home using usb from Amazon

    hi folks,

    I am planning a new build and want to install Windows using a USB from Amazon. My question is will it already be uefi formatted? I've searched but have come up blank. If it isn't, should I purchase the product key instead, download the ISO file from Windows and the copy to my own usb stick which I can format to uefi?

    My planned build is:
    i7 6770K
    Gigabyte Z170x Gaming 5
    GTX 1080
    HyperX Fury 2133mhz 16gb
    Samsung 950 Pro m.2 SSD nvme 256 gb (boot drive)
    SanDisk SSD 960gb (storage)

    Thanks for any help.

    the Amazon link - Windows 10 Home 32-bit/64-bit English International: Amazon.co.uk: Software
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  2.    12 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5,911
    Windows 10 Pro

    Yes, it should work with UEFI. It will come with a product key anyway which you can use with your own USB installation drives, for example if you make a new one when the next major build upgrade comes out (in July).
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  3.    12 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 2

    thanks for the speedy reply
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