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  1.    15 Mar 2015 #1
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    USB Download Tool won't create bootable USB using 9926 .ISO


    I just wondered if anyone had had any issues creating a bootable USB using the Download Tool with the 9926 .iso? I've tried multiple times now but it just gets stuck at 94% and I end up having to close the program down via Task Manager. Someone I know has a spare laptop they'd like to clean install the 10 TP on but I just can't create the bootable USB, I haven't tried any earlier builds as I'd like to go straight for the most up to date one and I can't figure this out for the life of me.
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  2.    15 Mar 2015 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
    I just wondered if anyone had had any issues creating a bootable USB using the Download Tool with the 9926 .iso? I've tried multiple times now but it just gets stuck at 94% and I end up having to close the program down via Task Manager. Someone I know has a spare laptop they'd like to clean install the 10 TP on but I just can't create the bootable USB, I haven't tried any earlier builds as I'd like to go straight for the most up to date one and I can't figure this out for the life of me.
    Try copying the files over to the usb manually.
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  3.    15 Mar 2015 #3
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    It just crept up to 95% after about fifteen minutes. I'll leave it for a while to see if it completes and then go the manual route, it was just bugging me as to why this build is causing issues when creating a bootable USB.
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  4.    15 Mar 2015 #4
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    I gave up waiting, extracted the .iso and moved the files manually and it looks like it's worked.
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  5.    15 Mar 2015 #5
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  6.    15 Mar 2015 #6
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    I've been meaning to take a look at Rufus, thanks for the reminder Shawn.
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  7.    15 Mar 2015 #7
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    Tested this now, on Windows 10 Build 9926 running the Windows 7 Download Tool and creating a bootable USB from 9926 ISO, timing it as well:

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    Worked just fine, USB created in a bit under 5 minutes:

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  8.    15 Mar 2015 #8
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    It's a strange one Kari, I've tried different USB sticks (all Kingston Data Traveler 3.0) in different USB ports and once it hits 94% it just gives up. The USB stick is no longer visible in Explorer and the Safely Remove Hardware doesn't work until I end the program via Task Manager.
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  9.    15 Mar 2015 #9
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    I have used both. I found Rufus worked very well and faster.
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  10.    15 Mar 2015 #10
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    Might be that the ISO image is damaged?
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