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How to download Windows 10 ISO and, from this, to install Windows 10

Microsoft offers ISO files free operating system Windows 10 to anyone who wants it. This can be particularly useful if you are thinking of upgrading from Windows 7 or 8.1. With this file, you can burn the Windows 10 on a DVD, which allows you to install the operating system on multiple computers without the need to re-download it. Also you can install Windows 10 directly from ISO file or burn it to a bootable USB drive. Here’s how to download Windows 10 ISO, as well as the rest of the steps to install Windows 10 from this file.

Keep in mind that this is not a free license for Windows 10; it is only a ISO for users who already have a license of Windows 10 or are using Windows 7 or 8/8.1, to install a clean copy of the operating system.

Step 1: download the ISO of Windows 10 legally for Microsoft Windows

Pantalla para Crear medios de instalación para otra PC y descargar Windows 10 ISO

To begin, go to the download page for Windows 10 and click the blue button to Download it now tool. If you are using a computer that is running Windows 7, 8, or 10, you will offer the tool to download the Windows 10. Otherwise, you can continue with step 2.

This tool facilitates the conversion of any USB memory stick into an installer of Windows boot 10, and also allows you to download the ISO file of Windows 10 for future use. Once you have downloaded the tool, launch it. You will be asked if you want to upgrade your current PC or create installation media for a PC.

Select Create installation media for another PC, as shown above, and then click Next. You will be asked to select the language, the architecture and edition of Windows you want. It is usually better to select the check box to Use this option recommended for this PC, but you can also customize and choose a different language edition of Windows, such as Windows 10 Pro or Home.

Then, if you want to install Windows on your own computer, select the option ISO file. This will save a file in which you can click later on (as in step 3) to update your PC to Windows 10. You can also use the ISO to burn Windows 10 on a DVD if desired, in which case, you can skip to step 4.

Otherwise, if you want to create a USB flash drive, choose the option USB flash Drive. This will allow you to create a bootable USB drive that you can use to erase everything from your computer and go to what is known as a “clean Installation”. You can also use this USB drive on other computers to install Windows. With this option, you will only have to choose your USB drive and do a download of Windows 10 on it, but keep in mind that it will erase everything on the drive.

Pantalla guardar el archivo ISO

However, for most people, the ISO file is the most secure method. When you select the ISO file, click Next. You will be asked where to save the ISO file. Once the download is completed, you will have the ISO file on the hard disk of your PC. You can continue with Step 3 for more information.

Step 2: (optional) Download the ISO of Windows 10 Microsoft on Mac computers, Linux and Windows Vista/XP

Imagen de la web para descargar la ISO de Windows 10

The download tool Windows 10 works only on computers that are running Windows 7, 8, or 10. If you’re not running one of those operating systems, you can also download the ISO of Windows 10 from Microsoft. Just go to the download page of Windows 10 and this will detect that you are not running a supported operating system.

In this page, you can choose what version of Windows 10 want to download and you will be offered to both the ISO 32-bit and 64-bit in the language of your choice. Then, you can copy the ISO file on a USB stick and take it to a laptop or desktop Windows to continue the installation.

Step 3: install Windows 10 directly from ISO from within Windows 7 or 8/8.1

Pantalla para abrir el instalador de Windows 10 con un archivo setup.exe

If you are using Windows 8 or a more recent version, you can upgrade your PC or laptop to Windows 10 by mounting the ISO file you just downloaded. Simply double-click on it. Windows will display the ISO as if it were a DVD drive.

From here you can install Windows 10. Simply open setup.exe and the installer will open. From here you can choose to install Windows 10 in its place, leaving your files, and programs. All the necessary files are copied from the ISO to your computer, eventually, it will reboot your PC to complete the installation process.

If you are using Windows 7 or earlier, the ability to mount ISO files is not built into Windows, but you can download Virtual Clone Drive and use it to do so. Once you’ve mounted the drive, the installation will work the same way as described above. You can also try the upgrade Assistant to Windows 10, if you want to upgrade from Windows 10.

Step 4: burn the ISO of Windows 10 on a DVD

Pantalla para grabar la ISO de Windows 10 en un DVD

If your computer has a DVD burner and you have a writable DVD, you can burn the ISO of Windows 10 on a DVD and install Windows 10 booting from it. Simply right-click on the ISO file and then click Burn disc image. Open the disc image burner and Windows will ask you which disk drive you want to use.

When you are ready, click on Burn to start the process. When you’re finished, you’ll have a bootable DVD that you can use to install Windows. You can use another software to burn your ISO, but the embedded software is quite simple to use.

Most computers should boot from a DVD by default but, in some cases, you may need to access the boot menu of the computer to install Windows 10 from a DVD. It is annoying that this requires a keyboard shortcut is different on different devices, but if you pay attention when your computer is starting up, you should see the instructions for obtaining access to the start menu.

Other uses of the ISO file of Windows 10

There are many other uses for an ISO file of Windows 10. For example, you can install Windows 10 on your Mac , or set up Windows 10 in a virtual machine program. In any case, the ISO file is the preferred tool for the installation of Windows 10.

In all and each one of the cases, you will need a product key Windows 10 valid to be able to install Windows 10. On the computers that currently run Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1, this is not a problem. You can update in context , and Windows 10 will detect your previous license. Otherwise, you can use the product key on the device: just look for the sticker.

But the file ISO free is not a free license of Windows. It is simply a more convenient form of installing Windows 10. Mac users, the creators of custom PCS and either to perform an installation in a virtual machine you are going to need a product key to install Windows 10 legally. You can buy Windows 10 Home for $120 dollars (145 euros).

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