Downloading a clear copy of Home windows 10 model 2004 is remarkably straightforward, doesn’t take very lengthy (in case you have a quick web connection), and will properly save your keester sooner or later. Don’t fear, it’s 100% authorized and, at worst, will occupy about eight GB on a handy drive for some time.
Nothin’ to it.
Step 1. In Home windows 10, use the Media Creation Software
If in case you have a PC with a license for Home windows 10, the best approach to get model 2004 includes Microsoft’s Media Creation Software. Go to the Obtain Home windows 10 website and underneath “Create Home windows 10 set up media,” click on the link marked Obtain device now.
Your browser downloads a file known as MediaCreationTool2004.exe. Double-click on the file to run it.
You see a discover that you simply’re opening MediaCreationTool2004.exe. Click on Sure when requested if you wish to enable everlasting bodily hurt to your PC (don’t be concerned, you will not get 2004 put in). Blast your method by way of 10,000 pages of dense legalese on the Relevant notices and license phrases field and click on Settle for. If you wish to learn the Relevant notices, by all means achieve this – and inform me what you discover.
The Home windows 10 Setup routine hums and whirs and asks if you wish to improve this PC now, or if you wish to create set up media (see screenshot).
Select Create set up media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for an additional PC. Sure, you need to select that even when you by no means intend to make use of the clear copy of Win10 2004 on every other PC. Click on Subsequent. Select the Language, structure and version – all of which ought to match what you’re at the moment operating. Click on Subsequent.
If you’re requested to Select which media to make use of, select ISO file. Ignore the half about “You’ll have to burn the ISO file to a DVD later” – it is outdated recommendation, not often mandatory as of late. Click on Subsequent.
If you get to the purpose the place you select a spot to place the file, give it a reputation that you simply’ll have the ability to determine sooner or later – say, Win10 2004 x64.iso or one thing related – and stick the file someplace you’ll have the ability to discover it.
Hit Save, wait a couple of minutes (the obtain takes about three minutes over my fiber line), and also you’ll have a model new, clear copy of Win10 model 2004 downloaded and prepared for any future catastrophe. Should you’re advised to burn the ISO file to a DVD, simply ignore the directive and click on End.
Step 2. Should you aren’t operating Home windows 10, seize a distinct machine
Should you go to the Obtain Home windows 10 website utilizing something apart from a totally ordained Home windows machine, you’ll see one thing just like the screenshot beneath, which was taken on my Android cellphone.
That’s excellent news. Actually. Downloading Win10 is so simple as selecting an version (“Home windows 10 Might 2020 Replace” is model 2004) and clicking Verify. You’ll want about eight GB of free area – which can or could not current an issue in your machine. Transferring the file out of your cellphone, pill, Mac, Linux machine, or Raspberry Pi is sort of all the time a easy activity.
Step 3. Make like a squirrel
Regardless of which path you select, you’ll find yourself with a duplicate of the official Home windows 10 model 2004 ISO file, which could be simply used to put in 2004. No less than, “simply” in a Home windows sort of method. Should you obtain proper now, you’ll get the Aug. 11 taste, often called construct 19041.450.
Stow it away someplace helpful. You could want it some day.
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