How to create a Windows 10 USB on Mac

This is going to be a very short post today. Within our business, we face quite a number of technological problems and with the IT dept. being me, I’m left with Google for answers. In the last week our PC started to slow down so I needed to install a clean version of Windows (a surefire fix). I decided to use the built in reset function and of course this failed within minutes of starting the process. Now I had a dead machine.

Thankfully, I’ve got 4 working iMac’s which can create ISO files. After hours and hours of trying different things I read online I finally stumbled across 3 different videos that helped. Video 1 showed me how to wipe the hard drive so it didn’t fail. Video 2 showed me how transfer the files via Terminal and video 3 showed me how to install this on my PC. Please note that all other steps within those videos didn’t work hence having to cobble the best bits together.

I found all of the fixes via YouTube comments so if you do have issues with my video below, please add a comment so other folks can read them. I’m pretty sure the tutorial below will assist you in creating a Windows ISO USB drive from a Mac. Please note that this way is for installing Windows 10 on a PC using a USB drive created on a mac. Not to install WIndows 10 on a mac.

The command for terminal

cp -rp /Volumes/CCCOMA_X64FRE_EN-US_DV9/* /Volumes/WINDOWS10/

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