XDA Basics: How to install Windows 10 on a new PC
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XDA Basics: How to install Windows 10 on a new PC

17/04/2022  |   452 Views

If you’ve assembled a new PC or bought one without an operating system, you may be wondering about the process of installing Windows on it. Thankfully, over the years, installing Windows has become quite easy. All you need is access to a USB drive and a Windows computer with an internet connection. If you don’t have either of those two things, then your best bet is getting a Windows 10 USB from Microsoft.

In this guide, we’ll explain how to create a bootable Windows 10 USB and using it to install the operating system on a new computer. Before going any further, make sure that your new computer meets the system requirements for Windows 10. Also, if you want to run Windows 10 on an Apple Silicon Mac, we’ve got a guide for that as well.

Let’s start by creating a bootable Windows 10 USB. You’ll need a USB drive with at least 8GB of space on it. You can also use a DVD to create the installation media but a USB is just easier.

How to create the Windows 10 installation media

XDA Basics: How to install Windows 10 on a new PC

If you already have a Windows 10 installation USB drive, then you can skip these steps and head directly over to the How to install Windows 10 section.

How to install Windows 10

This was a quick guide to help you install Windows 10 on your new PC. If you’re planning to mess around with your Android phone’s firmware, do check our guide on how to install ADB on your Windows PC. Also feel free to explore our top picks from the laptops that come with Windows Hello facial recognition.

If you used this guide to install Windows 10 on your PC, let us know about your experience in the comments section.