Make A Uefi Bootable Pendrive To Install Windows 10 On Gpt Disk Using Rufus - FreeCodeBlog
Last updated: Sep 29, 2021
You can use Rufus software to make a UEFI bootable pendrive to install Windows 10 on GPT disk. You need a minimum 8GB pendrive to make a UEFI bootable pendrive.
Step to make a UEFI bootable pendrive:
- Hard Disk Type Check.
- Windows 10 Download.
- Hard Disk Check.
Hard Disk Type Check:
Before make a UEFI bootable pendrive you need to that your hard disk type is GPT.
If you got the below message at the windows 10 installation time then you may sure that your hard disk format type is GPT.
windows can't be installed to this disk the selected disk is of the GPT partition style
Open windows cmd as a adminstration and follow the next step to ensure that your hard disk format type is GPT or MBR.
After opening cmd run DiskPart command.
Now run list disk command to see your hard disk format type.
After running list disk command you will see all disk list on your laptop or desktop.
If you see a star (*) at the disk line gpt column then your hard disk format type is GPT otherwise your hard disk format is MBR.
Windows 10 Download:
Download latest version of windows 10 ISO file from microsoft website to make a bootable pendrive or dvd.
Connect a minimum 8GB empty pendrive to your laptop or desktop to make a UEFI bootable pendrive for GPT hard disk.
Download latest version of Rufus software to make a bootable pendrive.
After downloaded Rufus software double click on Rufus software to open.
After opening Rufus software select the windows 10 ISO file from download location.
If the windows ISO file contains files larger than 4GB choose file system “NTFS” Otherwise choose file system "FAT32".
Select Partition Scheme “GPT” and Target System “UEFI (non CSM)”.
You can edit volume label as a " windows 10 bootable pendrive'.
Now click on the “start" button to make a UEFI bootable pendrive to install windows 10 on the GPT disk.
After successfully completed UEFI bootable pendrive you can easily install windows 10 on your laptop or desktop.
Hard Disk Check:
If windows can't work properly on your laptop or desktop and your laptop or desktop stuck on automatic repair loop or recover blue page then you may test your hard disk health.
At the opening time of laptop or desktop click on the “f2” (for HP) button to test your hard drive.
Next select hard drive check and test your hard drive as a “quick check” or "Extreme check".
If you got “passed” status after tested hard drive check then your hard drive health is good.
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