Windows 10: Media Creation Tool, no "Select language, architecture & edition" page

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  1.    15 Sep 2015 #11

    Mark Phelps said: View Post
    Not anymore, it's not. I used the Media Creation Tool from my 64-bit Win 8.1 desktop to download a 32-bit version of Win10 Home a few weeks ago. Then last week, I tried to use it again to get a new ISO -- and it would not let me. Would only let me download 64-bit versions. They've changed the tool.
    I just ran it, and as the screen shot shows, 32 bit x86 is an option?
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       15 Sep 2015 #12

    I should have mentioned that due to a slight difference in size I used the latest [today's] download of the MCT instead of the one I had downloaded a month ago. All this was done using links from pages on this site.

    I should have included this:
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    Attachment 37743
    Last edited by Berton; 15 Sep 2015 at 17:20.
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  3.    15 Sep 2015 #13

    Berton said: View Post
    I should have mentioned that due to a slight difference in size I used the latest [today's] download of the MCT instead of the one I had downloaded a month ago. All this was done using links from pages on this site.

    I should have included this:
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    Attachment 37743
    Download Tool Now (64 bit version) is the one I ran to get the screen shot I posted earlier. I ran it right before I posted that screen shot. Windows 10 Education 64 bit.
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  4.    15 Sep 2015 #14

    I've got a brand new install of Win 7 Pro 64bit on my desktop I just installed yesterday. I'll give it a try in a few minutes and post results.
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  5.    15 Sep 2015 #15

    Have a look in your downloads folder, if there is a MediaCreationToolx64.exe there, delete it and then run the MCT.
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  6.    15 Sep 2015 #16

    OK, seriously...I think some people need to get rid of their fake Media Creation Tools that are limiting what they can download and giving them ISOs with different sizes. I just installed Windows 7 from scratch two days ago, finished getting all the updates for it yesterday. The only outside program I have installed is Firefox. So, I have no internet cache yet. I just went to the Microsoft Windows 10 Media Creation Tool Website:
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    And guess what? From both Internet Explorer and Firefox, running on Windows 7 Pro 64bit, I get all the options...all the versions are there and 32bit, 64bit, and both flavors are available. Windows 10 Home also has 32/64/both available as well. The ISOs I downloaded in the last couple of days have exactly the same byte counts as the ISOs I downloaded 5 weeks ago. I can see absolutely no difference in the MCT I ran 5 weeks ago and the one I just downloaded and ran today, including in the files that it retrieves.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails MCT.jpg  
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  7.    15 Sep 2015 #17

    The Media Creation Tool likely won't be updated until a big update for Windows 10 gets released. If it follows along like the Windows 8.1 one. The Windows 8.1 one now downloads Windows 8.1 with the Nov Update. There was a rumored update 1 for Windows 10 but I don't think it ever materialized.
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  8.    15 Sep 2015 #18

    Well, despite I can't see any difference as noted in my post #16, the MCT program itself has been changed, but I can't see any difference in functionality running it or what it downloads from Windows 7 or Windows 10. I don't have a Windows 8 installation to run it from.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails MCT Version.jpg  
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  9.    16 Sep 2015 #19

    I could have worded my post better, but what I meant by updating, was updating the ISO's you get. Not the tool itself specifically. I see what you ,meant though. The tool itself was changed updated at some point. I only use it occasionally, just for testing how it works. I have an MSDN subscription and usually get my ISO's there. I haven't noticed any difference in the way it works now versus the first time I tried it. The option I used the most was the "Upgrade This PC Now" option. It's how I did all my upgrades here at home. I'm on FiberOp so download speeds and data caps aren't an issue.
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  10.    16 Sep 2015 #20

    OK, folks -- and LCDR -- I stand corrected! I downloaded the Media Creation Tool (again) and this time, it lets me download either 32-bit or 64-bit ISOs -- just like before. I checked the version of this latest tool and it is 16480 -- same as the second on in post #18.
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