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  1.    28 Oct 2015 #120
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    USB size please?


    Quote Originally Posted by PassionateMatt View Post
    Complete newbie here. Just built my own PC and am kinda confused on which step to use. One questions step one formats your USB drive and makes it bootable correct? So right after step one I am good to go for installing on my fresh pc?
    Hi, firstly thanks, Brink, for really clear instructions, I'll let you know how I get on

    I've read elsewhere that 4gb usb is sufficient for this, but wonder if that is correct? Seems awfully small, somehow. I'd rather pay a bit more and get a bigger drive to be safe, if that's what's needed.

    Thanks,
    Jay
    Last edited by jayarte; 28 Oct 2015 at 18:19.
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  2.    28 Oct 2015 #121
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayarte View Post
    Hi, firstly thanks for really clear instructions, I'll let you know how I get on

    I've read elsewhere that 4gb usb is sufficient for this, but wonder if that is correct? Seems awfully small, somehow. I'd rather pay a bit more and get a bigger drive to be safe, if that's what's needed.

    Thanks,
    Jay
    Hello Jay, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Yes, a 4GB USB is fine as long as you are only using a single version and edition ISO file.
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  3.    28 Oct 2015 #122
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    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Jay, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Yes, a 4GB USB is fine as long as you are only using a single version and edition ISO file.
    Strange, Shawn. I tried using a 4 GB USB drive (way back when) but was told it didn't have enough space on it. Wonder what the difference was?

    I use Rufus and 8 GB drives now.
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  4.    28 Oct 2015 #123
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    So far, I've not had any problems using my 4GB with Rufus for a 64-bit ISO.

    It just depends on how large the ISO is. I think 3.8 GB is about the limit for a 4GB USB. Of course it also depends on if the USB is actually giving you the full advertised 4GB or not.
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  5.    28 Oct 2015 #124
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Jay, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Yes, a 4GB USB is fine as long as you are only using a single version and edition ISO file.
    Thanks for the very prompt reply, Brink. I'll probably use 8gb just to be sure given the comments below. And I'll look into Rufus. Never heard of it before.
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  6.    28 Oct 2015 #125
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    That would probably be best anyways. This way you'll have room to keep your driver installation files and anything else you may want on the USB as well.
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  7.    28 Oct 2015 #126
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    That would probably be best anyways. This way you'll have room to keep your driver installation files and anything else you may want on the USB as well.
    Thanks
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  8.    29 Oct 2015 #127
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    Crap I forgot to mention RUFUS has updated again, to version 2.5...


    Version 2.5 (2015.10.26)
    • Add SHA-256 checksum verification
    • Add a cheat mode to disable exclusive USB drive locking (Alt - ,)
    • Add digital signature check on update downloads
    • Add Azerbaijani translation, courtesy of Elvin Məlikov
    • Add Persian translation, courtesy of Seyed Zia Azimi (ziaa)
    • Fix an issue where the update settings dialog may not display properly
    • Report Windows build number in the log (Windows 8 or later)
    • Many localization improvements and fixes, especially for right-to-left languages
    • Additional translation updates
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  9.    29 Oct 2015 #128
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    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Crap I forgot to mention RUFUS has updated again, to version 2.5...


    Version 2.5 (2015.10.26)
    • Add SHA-256 checksum verification
    • Add a cheat mode to disable exclusive USB drive locking (Alt - ,)
    • Add digital signature check on update downloads
    • Add Azerbaijani translation, courtesy of Elvin Məlikov
    • Add Persian translation, courtesy of Seyed Zia Azimi (ziaa)
    • Fix an issue where the update settings dialog may not display properly
    • Report Windows build number in the log (Windows 8 or later)
    • Many localization improvements and fixes, especially for right-to-left languages
    • Additional translation updates
    And this time I won't get rid of the last version, although that wouldn't have helped.
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  10.    04 Nov 2015 #129
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    Helo ,
    I have some problem to choose what is USB Bootable system that i will use to instal Windows 10 in my Laptop Asus A455L.
    I have check my disk partition which is now GPT and already installed Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit so i will tell you story. Before this i have problem when instaling this Win8 because before Win8 my laptop using Win 7 stock, i buy this second laptop from my friend. Its say "windows can not be installed to this disk the selected disk has an MBR partition table on EFI systems, windows can only be installed to GPT disks" and i'm so confused with this i can't boot because i have format C partition, an then finally i do convert to GPT and i lost all my files.

    So here help me to decide what i should choose on Rufus?
    GPT or MBR marked on red box, and which method i choose 1 or 2 ?
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    For now my hardisk partition is GPT and i dont want to lost all of my important files.
    Thank You
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