Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

Windows 11 Media Creation Tool: How to Use it?

Upgrade to Windows 11 using Media Creation Tool

The beta build of Windows 11 has started rolling out to Windows Insider users. Windows 11 brings many improvements over the normal Windows 10 such as a new redesigned home interface, a new Microsoft store with native support for Android apps, a re-touched taskbar and icons, and more. The stable rollout of Windows 11 might happen in late 2021 or early 2022. Many users are willing to try Windows 11 on their PC, but they are not officially eligible for that. Well, for those, Windows 11 Media Creation is a helpful tool. The Media Creation tool can upgrade its system to Windows 11 seamlessly.

The Windows Media Creation tool allows users to sideload Windows 11. It’s more like flagship a custom ROM in Android with the help of TWRP recovery. For some sets of people, the creation tool is easy to use and operable, but it might come out as a bit complicated for beginners. So, in this post, we’ll de deciding on How to upgrade your system to Windows 11 using Windows 11 Media Creation Tool.

Important steps before proceeding

  • After installing Windows 11 using the Media Creation tool, all of your user data might get cleared. So, make sure to take the backup of your data, so you won’t face any problem if your user data gets cleared.
  • A good network connection is always recommended. It’s must require to install Windows 11 and to create a bootable USB Drive.
  • If you’re creating the bootable USB instead of installing Windows 11, a USB Drive with a minimum of 8GB of RAM is always suggested.

Tip: You can get Windows 11 ISO official ISO image here.

Download Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

First of all, make sure you have registered in the Windows Insider program. To download the official file, you will need a Windows Insider account, So make it first. Now go to this official page and download the Windows 11 installation media. Click on Windows 11 icon and then click on the download tool nowYour Windows 11 Installation media will be now downloaded successfully in minutes (depending upon your network speeds).

After installing the file, run it on your PC system. After this, you’ll get a prompt saying “Getting a few things ready!”. Now, you’ll see two options: “Upgrade the PC Now” and “Create Installation Media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC”.

You can choose the option accordingly, if you choose “Upgrade the PC Now”, then your system will be upgraded to Windows 11. While, on the other hand, if you choose “Create installation media” then it will create a bootable file instead of upgrading your system.

Create Installation Media

Upgrade the PC Now

If you choose the “Upgrade the PC Now” option, then the Media Creation tool will start downloading the Windows 11 File and upon downloading successfully, you will be able to install it in your system. After successful installation, complete the setup and you will be now able to run Windows 11 in your system seamlessly.

Create Installation Media

If you choose the option “Create installation media.” then you will now get a prompt asking for language, edition, and architecture details of your system. Make sure to enter the details correctly and also you can choose the option “Use the recommended option for the PC!”. It will automatically select the option compatible with your system.

Now click on Next and you’ll get two options namely “Create USB flash drive” and “ISO file”. In create a USB flash drive option, it will create a bootable USB drive for you. And if you choose the second option, you will be able to burn the ISO file later to create a bootable USB drive or a DVD.

  • If you select the “Create USB Flash drive” option, then make sure to connect the USB. The tool will automatically download and burn into the US connection. And you can flash it later.
  • For the “ISO File” option, it will download the ISO file of Windows 11 and you’ll later have to burn it using any third-party apps to make it bootable.

We recommend you to use the “Create USB Flash Drive” option here, as it is easier to use.

Ready to Install

After creating the bootable Windows 11, plug the USB Drive in which you’ve installed the bootable file. Boot the PC into BIOS and install the system. You can now use Windows 11 seamlessly if you have followed all the steps mentioned above correctly. You can read our “types of Windows 11 product key”, “Password Reset”, and TPM 2.0 Bypass” article here.

About Chandan Pandit

He is a Tech Journalist at Dealntech. He writes on Mobile and Android related news. Keeping the contents as simple as possible with proper information is his goal. He enjoys researching all kinds of tech products, especially fascinating latest mobile phones and gadgets. In his free time, he loves playing mobile games.

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