Hello! Previously we saw how to create a bootable USB to install Windows 10. Indeed, this is an essential mechanism to install an operating system from scratch. Or simply to reinstall Windows on the computer. Well, in order to create an installation media, it is essential to have a Windows 10 ISO. Well, in this post we will see 4 different ways to download a free Windows 10 ISO.
Using the Windows media creation tool.
The most expedient option is to use the Windows media creation tool. Earlier we saw how to use it to create a bootable USB. However, it also works to directly download an ISO of Windows 10. The first thing you have to do is download it from here. Then, you only have to run the file. The first thing you have to do is to accept the license terms.
Next, select the option to create an installation media.
The following screen shows the download parameters. That is, language, edition and architecture. Moreover, these values are editable according to your taste.
Next, select the ISO file option.
Please set the location where you will save the Windows ISO.
The ISO download will start immediately. Please wait while it is being done. It is also possible to continue using the computer.
Using Rufus to download a free Windows 10 ISO.
We have previously talked about Rufus. This powerful tool is used to create bootable USB drives. However, it can also be used to download ISOs of GNU/Linux and Windows distributions as well. Well, to download a Windows ISO, follow the procedure below. Well, to download a Windows ISO, follow the procedure below. After running the program, click on the Select button. Then switch to Download.
After a few seconds a window with the options for downloading the ISO will be displayed.
After selecting the destination location, the download will start.
This tool is very interesting. It not only allows you to download Windows ISOs, but also Office ISOs. In addition, it offers multiple Windows options, not only the stable ones. In the same way, the download comes from Microsoft’s official servers. This is its main advantage, since it has a wide variety of builds and system versions and not just the latest Windows 10 update. It even lets you download the Chinese versions.
Downloading the ISO from the official website
If you do not have a Windows 10 computer and therefore cannot use these tools. Or if you do not want to download the media creation tool. Then it is still possible to download the ISO from the official Microsoft website. With this intention, enter this link.
Once there, press the combination CTRL + SHIFT + I to open the developer tools. Now follow these steps. First, click on the icon in the shape of a mobile phone.
Now, click on Responsive. Then, scroll down and select iPad.
Next, refresh the page. You will see that the options for downloading the Windows 10 ISO are now available.
Okay, so we have seen four ways to download free Windows 10 ISO. I hope you have enjoyed this post. See you soon!