You can use installation media (a USB flash drive or DVD) to install a new copy of Windows, perform a clean installation, or reinstall Windows.
To create installation media, go to the software download website, where you'll find step-by-step instructions.
On that website, you can select a version of Windows and create your own installation media using either a USB flash drive or a DVD.
To go directly to one of the versions, select one of these links:.
Windows 10 (Then select Download tool now.). Windows 11 (Then select Download tool now.).
Important: Back up your files before you install or reinstall Windows on your PC.
// Related Links //Learn how for Windows 10 and Windows 11 or for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. To create the installation media, here's what you'll need:. A PC with a reliable internet connection. The download time will vary, depending on your internet connection. A USB flash drive, external hard drive, or DVD. A blank USB flash drive or external hard drive with at least 8 GB of space, or a blank DVD (and DVD burner). We recommend using a blank USB or blank DVD because any content on it will be deleted. When burning a DVD from an ISO file, if you're told the disc image file is too large, you'll need to use dual layer (DL) DVD media. Your 25-character product key (not required for digital licenses). For help finding it, go to Find your Windows product key. After you've created the installation media, you can reset or reinstall Windows. To learn more, go to Recovery options in Windows. Thanks for posting your query to Microsoft forum. I will certainly help you with this. Are you able to boot to Windows 10? You can get an Installation Disk created from the link below:. Now initiate custom installation of Windows 7: Installing and reinstalling Windows. There are two options to choose from during the Windows 7 installation process: . This option replaces your current version of Windows with Windows 7, and keeps your files, settings, and programs in place on your computer. This option replaces your current version of Windows with Windows 7, but doesn't preserve your files, settings, and programs. It's sometimes referred to as a clean installation for that reason. You can back up files to an external hard disk, a DVD or CD, or a network folder. We recommend using Windows Easy Transfer to back up your files and settings. Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to help you further. Thanks & Regards,. Recovery your Computer (Windows) by using the Manufacture's "Recovery Partition" or contact the PC manufacture (see support links included below) and order recovery media. Note: Activation is not required when using the recovery partition or recovery media but you will need to re-install all your applications. Also backup your documents to external media (if possible) before you start the recovery process. Once completed your PC will be effectively back to the state when you first purchased it and turned it on for the 1st time. To access the Recovery Partition, start your computer and then pressing the appropriate function key. This can be either F1, F2, F9, F10, F11, F12, DEL or Tab key. Check the list below or your User's manual for your make and model. If your hard drive has failed, do not have a recovery partition or the recovery partition is not accessible, then you should contact the manufacturer's support team and request a "Recovery disc" which can use to reinstall Windows 7. How to access/Start the recovery process for the manufactures listed below. Acer: press and hold ALT + F10 as soon as you see the logohttp://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2631 Acer support: http://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/ Acer Recovery Media:http://store.acer.com/store/aceramer/en_US/eRecovery. Advent: restart your computer, then immediate start tapping the [F8] or F10 key. The quickest way to restore your computer is to use the recovery tools on your hard drive. You can access these by restarting your computer then tapping the [F8] or F10 key until the Advanced Boot Menu appears. Use the arrows to select 'Repair your Computer' then press [Enter]. Read the full set of instructions at Advent's web site and make your choice as to what action you want to perform:http://www.adventcomputers.co.uk/restore-or-reinstall-windows-your-computer Support:http://www.adventcomputers.co.uk/product-support/support-services. Asus: Tap or press the F9 as soon as you see the Asus logo.http://support.asus.com/Troubleshooting/detail.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=X53E&os=&no=1775 ASUS Support: http://support.asus.com/contactus.aspx?SLanguage=en. Dell: press F8 directly after powering up /booting the computer Recovery instructions in detail:http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/us/en/19/KCS/KcsArticles/ArticleView?docid=DSN_362066http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/us/en/19/KCS/KcsArticles/ArticleView?docid=52182 Dell Support: http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19?c=&l=&s= Or: http://www.dell.com/. Emachines: hold down the Alt key and keep pressing and releasing the F10 keyhttp://techchannel.radioshack.com/emachines-system-recovery-1747.html Support: http://www.emachines.com/ec/en/US/content/support. Fujitsu: press the F8 key repeatedly directly after powering uphttps://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110406074143AAcx1Zw Support: http://www.fujitsu.com/global/support/. Gateway:http://www.ehow.com/how_6297937_restore-gateway-laptop-factory-settings.htmlhttps://support.gateway.com/s/software/microsof/vista/7515418/7515418su531.shtml Support: http://www.gateway.com/worldwide/support/. HP Notebook: Usually to start the recovery process tap the F10 key when powering up the computer HP Mini: press F11 directly after powering up / booting the computerhttp://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01867418&cc=us&destPage=document&lc=en&tmp_docname=c01867418 Support: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.html. Lenovo (F11):http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-4UFUYK and: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?DocID=HT077144 Support: http://support.lenovo.com/en/supportphonelist. How to run Lenovo Onekey Recoveryhttp://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=HT062552 Detailed steps:http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&LegacyDocID=127597018499211. You may also find parts of this Lenovo article worth reading: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-4VFUDU. LG: press F11 directly after powering up / booting the computer Support: http://www.lg.com/. Packard Bell: Power on your computer. When the Packard Bell logo is displayed, press and hold the ALT key while pressing repeatedly the F10 key. Release the keys when a message displays that Windows is loading files. After the system recovery program has loaded follow the prompts to reinstall the operating system. Support: http://www.packardbell.com/index.html. Samsung: Tap the F4 Key at the Samsung logo when you first power on the computer. Support: http://www.samsung.com/. Sony VAIO Windows 7: Restart and press "F10" repeatedlyhttps://ca.en.kb.sony.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/35585/p/48903,49902,71663,71664/c/65,67/kw/recovery%20using%20f10 Sony VAIO Vista: Restart and press "F8" repeatedly until the "Advanced Boot Options" screen appears.https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/41931/~/how-to-perform-a-system-recovery-using-the-vaio-recovery-center.https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/41949/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xNDA4MjI2NTAzL3NpZC8qWVBPbCpfbA%3D%3D Support: http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/Support/.