moderated Re: laptop question

Glenn / Lenny

I never burn DVDs any more either, but for simplicity sake, I suggested the DVD, because IMO, if someone cannot burn a DVD, then they likely would have more trouble writing a USB image.

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Sent: Monday, January 11, 2021 8:23 PM
Subject: Re: laptop question

I almost never use actual DVD anymore, far preferring USB instead, and I haven't seen a system that won't allow booting from USB in quite a while now.

Although the instructions are for Doing a Completely Clean (Re)install of Windows 10 Using Media Creation Tool to Fetch the Win10 ISO File, downloading an ISO is just downloading, and Rufus can be used to burn any ISO file to USB media, not just the Windows 10 ISO file.  You can just follow the instructions regarding using Rufus after you have the Linux ISO file you wish to have burned to bootable media.

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

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