Windows 10: Testing a Win10 Bootable USB media created with Rufus?
After numerous tries and testing I formatted my Kingston HyperX USB stick to FAT32 since its default is exFAT and maybe the MCT does not except this format. So I formatted it with the Kingston Format tool to FAT32 and then it worked this time around.
However, the MCT should of automatically reformatted it to FAT32? Is this true or not?
I still want to use the MCT tool, as Rufus is not really user friendly for the non-techy users.
Rufus is great for some people, but its too advanced for my knowledge.
This is the most reliable way to get a USB flash drive that will boot on both legacy BIOS and UEFI:
Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive
at step 9, make sure to use FAT32:
9. To format the partition, type format fs=fat32 quick, and then click ENTER.
For step 12, mount the Windows 10 installation ISO file. Copy all the files and folders from the mounted ISO file to the USB flash drive.
All I need to know is that whether the MCT will create a FAT32 file system automatically or not?
If not, then I will have a look at the above link you posted.
The Kingston HyperX USB stick defaults to exFAT, and the other option is NTFS and that's it.
I guess the MCT needs FAT32 in order to create the bootable ISO.
So will the MCT automatically format my USB stick to FAT32 or will I have use a third party tool like I did for next time in the future?
MCT is supposed to format the USB flash drive as FAT32.
Ok, I will use your suggestion from the link. Thanks!
Looks like the MCT is not reliable either...
Not sure why this is not working - first time I ever heard of it.
Only way that would happen is if they had an unattended.xml file. A straight Windows install USB or Disc won't automatically do anything.
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