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  1. essenbe's Avatar
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       #31

    @debgram, yours won't look exactly like this, but similar. Notice 2 entries for the USB drive. Choose the one with the red arrow. It has UEFI as part of the name.

    MBR or GPT-z.jpg
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  2. debgram's Avatar
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       #32

    I have the dvd iso already, can I use that instead?



    essenbe said:
    @debgram, yours won't look exactly like this, but similar. Notice 2 entries for the USB drive. Choose the one with the red arrow. It has UEFI as part of the name.

    MBR or GPT-z.jpg
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  3. essenbe's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 1903
       #33

    Someone else will have to answer that, I don't have a DVD drive. But, I don't believe so. I don't think a DVD will hold the ISO. The ISO is over 4 GB.
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  4. debgram's Avatar
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       #34

    I burned the iso on dvd, I have one. When you use media tool it gives you the option dvd or usb
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  5. essenbe's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 1903
       #35

    OK, as long as you have a UEFI for the DVD, I assume it will work. I have never tried it.
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  6. Slartybart's Avatar
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       #36

    debgram said:
    I burned the iso on dvd, I have one. When you use media tool it gives you the option dvd or usb
    An ISO downloaded from Techbench or through the Media Creation Tool (MCT) is too large to burn to a DVD without using MCT to do the actual disc burn

    But as you state, you can create a DVD using the option in MCT
    - it is the only way I managed to burn the install media to a DVD.

    I do want to be sure that you downloaded a fresh MCT and used that to create your install media. Otherwise, you might have the wrong media.

    To be sure - Pop the DVD in the drive
    Launch Command Prompt

    DISM.exe /Get-WimInfo /WimFile:D:\sources\install.esd /index:1
    D is your DVD drive letter

    It should report Home (or Core) and 14393.0
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  7. debgram's Avatar
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       #37

    I burned it through the media creator, I used the anniversay edition

    Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
    Version: 10.0.14393.0


    Details for image : F:\sources\install.esd


    Index : 1
    Name : Windows 10 Pro
    Description : Windows 10 Pro
    Size : 14,747,431,455 bytes
    WIM Bootable : No
    Architecture : x64
    Hal : <undefined>
    Version : 10.0.14393
    ServicePack Build : 0
    ServicePack Level : 0
    Edition : Professional
    Installation : Client
    ProductType : WinNT
    ProductSuite : Terminal Server
    System Root : WINDOWS
    Directories : 19070
    Files : 103878
    Created : 7/16/2016 - 11:05:47 AM
    Modified : 8/2/2016 - 2:27:34 PM
    Languages :
    en-US (Default)


    The operation completed successfully.
    Slartybart said:
    An ISO downloaded from Techbench or through the Media Creation Tool (MCT) is too large to burn to a DVD without using MCT to do the actual disc burn

    But as you state, you can create a DVD using the option in MCT
    - it is the only way I managed to burn the install media to a DVD.

    I do want to be sure that you downloaded a fresh MCT and used that to create your install media. Otherwise, you might have the wrong media.

    To be sure - Pop the DVD in the drive
    Launch Command Prompt
    DISM.exe /Get-WimInfo /WimFile:D:\sources\install.esd /index:1
    D is your DVD drive letter

    It should report Home (or Core) and 14393.0
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  8. Slartybart's Avatar
    Posts : 3,502
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       #38

    debgram said:
    I burned it through the media creator, I used the anniversay edition
    Ok thanks, that's what I thought.

    The output surprised me though (I'm still trying to figure out how the MCT puts the data on a disc when a std burn can't - thought it would only put one edition on the disc ... so this is interesting).

    Try the same command, but instead of /index:1 use /index:2 at the end
    That should report Home, same version, same bit depth
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  9. debgram's Avatar
    Posts : 270
    windows 10 home
    Thread Starter
       #39

    Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.14393]
    (c) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


    C:\WINDOWS\system32>DISM.exe /Get-WimInfo /WimFile:F:\sources\install.esd /index:2


    Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
    Version: 10.0.14393.0


    Details for image : F:\sources\install.esd


    Index : 2
    Name : Windows 10 Home
    Description : Windows 10 Home
    Size : 14,586,404,734 bytes
    WIM Bootable : No
    Architecture : x64
    Hal : <undefined>
    Version : 10.0.14393
    ServicePack Build : 0
    ServicePack Level : 0
    Edition : Core
    Installation : Client
    ProductType : WinNT
    ProductSuite : Terminal Server
    System Root : WINDOWS
    Directories : 18915
    Files : 102743
    Created : 7/16/2016 - 11:11:29 AM
    Modified : 8/2/2016 - 2:27:35 PM
    Languages :
    en-US (Default)


    The operation completed successfully.




    Slartybart said:
    Ok thanks, that's what I thought.

    The output surprised me though (I'm still trying to figure out how the MCT puts the data on a disc when a std burn can't - thought it would only put one edition on the disc ... so this is interesting).

    Try the same command, but instead of /index:1 use /index:2 at the end
    That should report Home, same version, same bit depth
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  10. Slartybart's Avatar
    Posts : 3,502
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       #40

    Ok, thanks - that satisfied my curiosity. I guess I'll have to test some things here to try and figure out how the MCT gets both versions on a disc when a straight burn can't.

    But that media looks good, when you're ready do your Clean install with that disc.

    I think you have everything else answered, I jumped in again to support essenbe and you re: the disc.
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