A few years ago we were using CD / DVDs to install Windows which were not very practical to use. Now everything is much simpler and above all faster with the USB Drive. So, do you want to create your Windows 11 bootable USB drive using Microsoft’s Windows 11 media creation tool? The tool will download the installation files of the latest version of Windows 11 and will copy the files to the USB drive.
Windows 11 Media Creation Tool
With the help of Microsoft’s Windows 11 Media Creation Tool, you can create a Windows 11 bootable USB drive easily. You just have to wait for a few minutes; everything will be done automatically. The tool is responsible for installing the installation files on the USB Drive. Before you run the tool, you should first check all the prerequisites necessary for creating a Windows 11 ISO file or a bootable drive.
How to Use Windows 11 Media Creation Tool to Create a Bootable USB Drive
Step 1: Download Windows 11 Media Creation Tool .exe file from Microsoft’s page i.e. MediaCreationToolW11.exe
Step 2: Insert your USB Drive into a USB port on your PC
Step 3: Run the MediaCreationToolW11.exe file and then accept the terms of the license agreement.
Step 4: Choose language and edition.
Step 5: Leave the recommended options and click Next.
Step 6: Choose the USB flash drive option (It needs to be at least 8GB) and click Next.
Step 7: Select your USB drive (refer to the drive letter assigned to your USB drive to click Next).
Step 8: Once your Windows 11 installation USB drive has been created, click Finish.
That’s it; you have created a Windows 11 installation USB drive using the media creation tool.
Note: The tool first downloads the installation files and then copies them to the USB drive. So it takes more or less time depending on the speed of your Internet connection and the performance of the USB. You can also download Windows 11 Installation assistant tool if you want to upgrade your Windows 10 PC to Windows 11 directly.
You can follow the below guides at the time of the installation process: