Windows 10: Creating USB drive Windows 8

  1.    30 Nov 2015 #1

    Creating USB drive Windows 8


    Is there anyway to create Windows USB drive from another PC without knowing ADMIN password?
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  2.    30 Nov 2015 #2

    Do you want a Windows 8 USB or Windows 10 USB?

    Windows 8 USB:
    Create installation media for Windows 8.1 - Windows Help


    Windows 10 USB:
    Windows 10

    Or you can download the Windows 10 ISO files from Tech Bench and use a program like Rufus to make a USB:
    Tech Bench

    Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way
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  3.    30 Nov 2015 #3

    I have a dell Vostro v13 it has had Windows 7/8/10 installed it got formatted by a roommate. I do not mind either 8 or 10, easier one?
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  4.    30 Nov 2015 #4

    bradymicro said: View Post
    I have a dell Vostro v13 it has had Windows 7/8/10 installed it got formatted by a roommate. I do not mind either 8 or 10, easier one?
    Just depends on which operating system you want to install on it.
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  5.    30 Nov 2015 #5

    The other PC I'm using will not allow me to use downloads without the password. Anyway to get around this?
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  6.    30 Nov 2015 #6

    bradymicro said: View Post
    The other PC I'm using will not allow me to use downloads without the password. Anyway to get around this?
    You mean it won't let you download from the internet? You are either going to have to find a computer that will let you download the ISO file and make the USB, or purchase a copy of Windows that comes with the install media.
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       30 Nov 2015 #7

    Sounds like you are not the owner of this other PC since you do not have Admin authority. If so why are you trying to install an OS there?
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  8.    30 Nov 2015 #8

    My PC is not working so I went to the leasing center. That is why there is a password and I'm trying to load onto a USB drive not the PC.
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  9.    30 Nov 2015 #9

    You have any friends that will let you use their computers or make the USB drive for you? Not only do you have to download the file, you also have to burn a USB/DVD from it - you can't just copy the file over. The whole process from beginning to end takes about 20 minutes with a decent internet download rate.
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  10.    30 Nov 2015 #10

    have you tried the library? that's where i used to go...
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