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How to tải về a Windows 10 ISO file without using the truyền thông Creation Tool

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file without using the truyền thông Creation Tool

It is possible to download a Windows 10 ISO tệp tin directly from Microsoft without using their tool first, but they don"t make it easy. This how-to shows you the elaborate procedure.

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Navigating lớn the official Windows 10 tải về page with the intent of downloading the latest ISO tệp tin generally requires you to download the truyền thông Creation Tool first. This capable tool allows you khổng lồ create USB Flash drives, CD-ROMs, and DVDs containing the files necessary khổng lồ install or reinstall Windows 10. There is also an option to create a single ISO tệp tin on your hard drive or cloud storage device.

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Microsoft insists that you download the media Creation Tool before downloading the ISO file when you access the Windows 10 download webpage using a PC running the Windows OS. However, some users may wish to lớn skip a step and tải về the Windows 10 ISO tệp tin directly lớn their chosen device without taking the intermediary step involving the truyền thông media Creation Tool. There is a way to vì chưng this, but it requires a bit of trickery and deception.

This how-to tutorial shows you how to tải về the Windows 10 ISO tệp tin directly from Microsoft without using the truyền thông Creation Tool.

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How to download Windows ISO files without using the media Creation Tool

Obviously, the first step in this process is to navigate khổng lồ the Microsoft Windows 10 tải về page. As you can see in Figure A, this page allows you khổng lồ update your installed version of Windows 10 or to download the media Creation Tool, which will allow you lớn then create a Windows 10 ISO file.

Figure A


Note, there is no option to lớn simply download the Windows ISO file—the truyền thông Creation Tool is required because we are accessing the webpage with a PC running Windows (Windows 11 in this example).

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To get access to lớn a button that will allow us to tải về a Windows 10 ISO file directly, we must deceive the webpage just a little. The procedure is not complicated, but it is unusual và involves several context menus. In our example, we are using Microsoft Edge, but the process is similar for all common website browsers.

Right-click anywhere on the Microsoft Windows 10 download page and select Inspect from the context menu. This will mở cửa the Developer Tools flyout console as shown in Figure B. The screen is somewhat intimidating, but we can ignore most of it.

Figure B


In the farthest right corner of the Developer Tools menu is an ellipsis extending the menu choices. Click the ellipsis và then select “More tools” from that context menu lớn reveal a whole host of more tools, as shown in Figure C.

Figure C


From that danh sách of more tools, we want to lớn select “Network conditions,” which will reveal a much quieter page of settings, as shown in Figure D.

Figure D


On this page, uncheck the Use Browser default setting và select another operating system from the Custom dropdown menu. Chrome OS seems khổng lồ work best for me.

Now, refresh the webpage (F5) & move the Developer Tool page off to one side, as shown in Figure E.

Figure E


As you can see, we now have a new dropdown menu that will allow you to download a Windows 10 ISO file directly. This new option is available because, as far as the webpage is concerned, we are accessing the site with a PC running Chrome OS.

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Click the Exit button (X) on the Developer Tools flyout page lớn return lớn normal website browsing.

Note, as of this writing, you can directly tải về the Windows 11 ISO from the Microsoft webpage without pretending to lớn use a different OS.