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Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 10.0.22000.253
  • 1.7
  • (3)
  • Security Status

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Update your PC to the latest Windows version

Windows 11 Media Creation Tool is the official media creation tool by Microsoft for upgrading. This utility application helps Windows users to update their computers' operating system to its latest version by creating bootable media. The app is free to download and use.

Windows 11 Media Creation Tool offers two choices. You can save your media to a USB flash drive or ISO file. Note, however, that your USB flash drive needs to be at least 8GB. Meanwhile, you need to burn the ISO file to a DVD later. Additionally, the process can be confusing for novice users. 

How do you use Windows 11 Media Creation Tool?

Windows 11 is the latest Windows version that brings improvements over the normal Windows 10. The stable build has started rolling out to eligible Windows 10 PC users, and for those who are willing to try it, Windows 11 Media Creation Tool is helpful. The application can upgrade your system to Windows 11 seamlessly by allowing you to sideload the new Windows OS.

From the Download Windows 11 page, scroll down to the Create Windows 11 Installation Media section, click Download Now, and wait for the download to complete.  During the setup process, accept the license terms and confirm the language and edition for Windows 11. Once done, choose which type of media you want to use, either a USB flash drive or an ISO file that you can burn to a DVD,

Whichever media you choose, the app will provide you with instructions to burn the bootable file. Once done, you can then install the system on any machine of your choice. Note, however, that you can only download the app on a PC compatible with Windows 11. Moreover, installing Windows 11 using Windows 11 Media Creation Tool may get your stored data cleared. With this, ensure to create a backup.

Take Windows 11 anywhere

With Windows 11 Media Creation Tool, users have a quick and easy way to upgrade their computers to the latest Windows operating system. You also have the option to upgrade your other machines without downloading the file again. You can save it on the media of your choice and install it on another PC. Although, the process is confusing for novices. Thankfully, the setup wizard is there to help. 

PROS

  • Allows users to sideload Windows 11
  • Two media options
  • Quick download process
  • Setup wizard provides detailed instructions

CONS

  • Download process can be confusing for novices
  • Requires at least 8GB of USB flash drive space
  • Installing Windows 11 using the app can get your data cleared

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Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 10.0.22000.253
  • 1.7
  • (3)
  • Security Status

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