Hello in this post, we will talk about several ways to download a free Windows 10 ISO file. You may need to purchase a license key from Microsoft, in case you did not have. Are you currently running Windows 7 or Windows 8 genuine, you don’t need to buy another key? Just install Windows 10 ISO as an upgrade to your existing Windows.
There are many times when you are not happy with your Windows, specifically with its performance. So you may want to re-install Windows, but not repair like re-install. Right?
A clean Windows installation will sort out all of your problems causing by your software configurations. As window 10 is new, so there are fewer possibilities that your laptop comes with Windows 10 installation disc. But sometimes users don’t get the setup media with their computers or they don’t have access to the setup media. In such situations, they can’t install Windows on their computers.
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Use the Microsoft tool to Download Windows 10
When you have a fast internet.
Recently Microsoft released an official tool to download Windows 10 setup ISO and create installation media: DVD or USB. Using this media creation tool, you’ll have Windows 10 upgrade for free. Fo this tool you need a good internet connection because it will download the files from Microsoft servers between 3-4 GB.
Interested people can visit the official Microsoft page to download Windows 10 setup ISO files:
Download Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft.
If you want to use A download manager to Download Windows 10 ISO.
Microsoft provides free Windows 10 and updates (ISO files) to users, links are mentioned below.
But it seems Microsoft has removed the files from the server, and the company is no longer providing Windows 10 setup ISO files for download to the public. Now, You have a few options to Download Windows 10.
Save it on a cloud.
The generated windows 10 ISO links will expire after 24 hours, meaning when paused and after the time, you won’t be able to resume, some Download manager has support to renew links (i.e. IDM) despite, maybe the time you will generate link again, Microsoft may have updated the ISO to a newer version, this will end up with having a corrupted ISO file. Here is an easy workaround.
At the time when Windows 10 ISO direct link is generated, you can use some cloud storage to store the ISO file, If you want to complete the download in a few days with resume ability.
To do that right click on the generated link, copy it, and use a cloud storage to save them. You can remote download the ISO file to some online cloud storage (i.e. pcloud) and later you can download the file, we just did this to remove the link expiry stuff.
The below picture is of pcloud, to remote download windows 10 ISO, click Upload > Remote Download > Paste the windows 10 ISO link (the genarated link).
Now select the ISO file and choose Download option to start download.
Download Windows 10 ISO from unofficial websites (Not recommended)
Note: Storing copyright data on a website is against DMCA law. Some Unofficial Site that is providing ISO links of Windows 10, But you need to beware because most of them may be infected or corrupted. A site like GetIntoPC is more likely useful if you want to Download Windows 10 ISO offline to your computer. Only download Windows 10 ISO according to your computer.
How to Deal with the ISO you just Downloaded.
A. For instead you should know what’s your computer architecture if it is 32-bit you should download a 32-bit ISO. And for 64-bit Computers Download 64-bit Windows 10 ISO file.
B. Once you downloaded the Windows 10 ISO file by a direct link, move it to your computer, you need a tool (i.e. Rufus) to create bootable USB media to install Windows 10 on your computer.
C. Plug the USB to your PC and restart your computer. When asked to boot into Windows 10 installation press any key to start the process.
D. Follow the instructions and proceed the installation till you asked “installation type,” choose Upgrade if you want to use old windows key to register Windows 10.
Select Custom if your want to install Windows 10 as a clean installation. You can choose the particular disk drive to either format it or leave it as, if you don;t format the drive your old windows will be moved into windows.The old folder which will be located at the installation drive. So you can take old files if they are necessary or related.
NOTE: The above Windows 10 Free ISO direct links will work with you existing windows 8 activation keys. Moreover, you can purchase a key after installing Windows 10 using the ISO to your computer.
Windows 10 related: VLC is released for Windows 10 as Modern UI app.
Once you download the ISO file, you need to burn it to a DVD or Pen Drive. For DVD use ImgBurn tool. And for creating a bootable USB, you would like to use RUFUS, which you can download from its official website.
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