In this Windows 10 Help tutorial, we are going to discuss Windows 10 iso direct download without using Windows 10 Media creation tool.
It has been a long time since Microsoft has released Windows 10 operating system for the public use. After its release, Windows 10 has been installed in millions of computers and other devices that were previously working with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 operating systems.
But installing Windows 10 on your device might seem a complex task for some, but it is not so. Basically, there are two ways for installing Windows 10 operating system on your computer. The first method is to upgrade your computer to Windows 10 and the second one is to make a clean installation on your computer.
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Windows 10 ISO Direct Download Without Media Creation Tool
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To upgrade the computer to Windows 10 you can use the Windows 10 Media Creation tool and then go ahead with the up-gradation process. In case you want to make a clean installation of Windows 10 on our computer, then firstly you must have a Windows 10 ISO. This can later be used for the creation of Windows 10 bootable USB drive. If you want to download Windows 10 ISO to your computer, then there are two methods to do it.
Microsoft provides you the option of downloading Windows 10 ISO with media creation tool as well as without media creation tool. When you download Windows 10 ISO with media creation tool, your download might get disturbed because of some error.
However, if you choose to download Windows 10 ISO without the media creation tool, you can be assured that you can download complete Windows 10 without any error. The only error that you might encounter is the error because of improper internet connection.
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In this article, we will guide you on how to download Windows ISO without media creation tool.
Downloading Windows 10 ISO Directly in your computer Without Media Creation Tool
In this process, we will tell you how to download Windows 10 ISO on your computer directly from the Microsoft server. This method will make sure that you do not get anything unwanted or harmful downloaded along with the Windows 10 ISO.
Recently, Microsoft has stopped users who have Windows PC or Mac to access the official Windows 10 ISO downloading page. Instead, Microsoft redirects them to the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool download link in place of ISO downloading page. Microsoft is forcing the users with the computers that can run the Media Creation Tool to install media creation tool.
You can overcome this difficulty if you pretend to have a device that does not run Media Creation Tool such as some Mobile device.
You can pretend to be another device in two ways. The first option is to use the Developer Tools that are present in your browser. The second option is by using a browser extension emulator.
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Option 1: Using the Developer Tools
For this, first of all, go to the Windows ISO download page by clicking the link given on the Microsoft page.
After opening that page, press the Ctrl key, the Shift key and I key of the keyboard simultaneously. Pressing these keys simultaneously will open the developer tools in front of you. Now once in the developer console, press the Ctrl key, the Shift key and M key of the keyboard simultaneously. This will take your device to the toolbar.
Now, all you have to do is refresh your web page and you will now be redirected to the Windows 10 ISO download link.
Option 2: Using the Chrome Mobile Emulator Extension
To download Windows 10 ISO pretending to be a mobile device you need to have a mobile emulator extension. For this, you can download a Mobile browser emulator for Chrome that is easily available on the internet.
After you are done installing the emulator, open the Windows 10 download link available on the Microsoft page and then you will be automatically redirected to the Media Creation Tool page. Keeping the same page open, click the Mobile browser emulator icon present at the top left side and choose one of the mobile phone portrait options.
When you do this, a new window will open up. This new window will load the same download page that you have kept open already but it will be now opened as a Mobile device. Since Media Creation Tool cannot be installed on the mobile phone, Microsoft will allow you to download Windows 10 ISO directly.
Now, to begin downloading Windows 10 ISO on your computer, you need to follow the prescribed steps below:
- In the Windows 10 ISO download section, choose the option Select Edition and choose Windows 10. In case you want some other edition then you can choose that particular edition and click on Confirm option to confirm. Now, you will be redirected to a Validating your request page. Keep patience and wait till you get a prompt asking you to select the language of the product.
- In the Select, the product language section, choose one and select the English language. You can also select any other language that you prefer other than English if it is available there and click the Confirm option. Now, you will again be redirected to a Validating your request page. You are required to wait patiently till you get to see the download page.
- Then, you will be directed to the Windows 10 ISO downloads page. There you will get two options to install it. One for the 32-bit Windows 10 ISO download and the other one for the 64-bit Windows 10 ISO download. Select any one according to your computer specifications.
Shortly after this, the Windows 10 ISO download without Windows 10 Media Creation Tool will begin on your computer. Once, the download completes on your computer you can also create a bootable Windows 10 USB flash drive from it.
You will also see a small message saying that the link is valid for 24 hours from the time of creation. This message will also display the expiry date and time of the link. So, in case you are planning to keep the download
link then it will be of no use to you as the link will remain valid for only 24 hours from the time of creation.
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