1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
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    Media Creation Tool - ISO Failure


    I am trying to create a bootable USB/DVD through the Media Creation Tool and am failing each time. I have selected English, Windows 10 Home, 64-bit for the options and tried both the USB Flash Drive option and ISO options and have resulted in only "Something happened" immediately when it is verifying the content. I have also tried to run the Media Creation Tool as the administrator to no avail.

    Has anyone found a solution to this?
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
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    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    How much disk space do you have free? The operation may need in excess of 8GB of free and plenty of contiguous space to create the ISO file successfully. A disk clean-up first, then defragmentation may be needed.
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  3.    30 Jul 2015 #3
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    I have 22GB on my SSD and 345GB on my 2nd drive. I tried selecting the ISO to be saved on my 2nd drive and still the same issue. I am trying on my laptop now to see if that works.
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  4.    30 Jul 2015 #4
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    Portsmouth Hampshire
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    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    Do you have a 3rd party antivirus running? or just Windows Defender?
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  5.    30 Jul 2015 #5
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    I use 360 Total Security atm
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  6.    30 Jul 2015 #6
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    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    I would try disabling it and relying only on MS Defender - 360 Total Security possibly does not know about this yet!
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