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    Help for installing

    by tovex57738 ·

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    Basically, bought a new laptop which did not come with preinstalled windows. I wanted to download a windows 10 (installer?) Onto a usb-stick, but since it was in Fat32 format, it did not allow any files larger than 4gb on the drive, i formatted the drive to ExFat to allow me to put the 5.4gb windows installer .iso file on there. But now I read that when a usb-stick is using ExFat format, it can not be used to boot off of. Can anybody tell me where I get it wrong. It cant be impossible, right?

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    • #3993893

      Re: installer

      by kees_b ·

      In reply to Help for installing

      https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 tells what to do. It seems you did something else. Not a good idea.

    • #3994070

      Reply To: Help for installing

      by Willjoe24 ·

      In reply to Help for installing

      How to install Windows 10: Full installation
      Check your device meets the Windows 10 system requirements.
      Create USB installation media.
      Run the installer tool.
      Use your installation media.
      Change your computer’s boot order.
      Restart your device.
      Complete the installation.

      Regards,
      Will

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