Windows 10 – Media Creation Tool Updated with February 2016 Build bits

Summary:   Windows 10 Media Creation Tool(MCT) for creating installation media(USB/DVD/ISO) now includes the latest February 2016 bits

Comments:

  • Microsoft updated the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool for Windows 10 Version 1511 with the latest available ‘Build’ bits(February 2016)
  • Previous bits were November 2015 – Windows 10 1511 RTM Build 10.10586.0
  • February bits – Windows 10 Version 1511 – Build 10.10586.122
  • Media Creation Tool link
  • The downloadable Media Creation Tool filename is MediaCreationTool.exe
    • To create USB media – Run the executable file and when prompted choose the USB option
    • To create DVD media – Run the executable file and when prompted choose the ISO option and burn the ISO file to DVD with your preferred software (Note: Windows 10 has a built-in support to create the DVD from the ISO file)
    • Optionally, if desired, the ISO file can also be mounted
  • The created installation media(or mounted ISO file)  can be used to upgrade from Windows 10 Version 1507 or Windows 10 1511(pre-February bits) and also clean install Windows 10 Version 1511.

Revisions:

February 29, 2016:  Initial Draft and Publish Date

March 2, 2016:  Added comment for ISO file mounting

March 15, 2016:  Added comment for include Media Creation Tool filename

March 16, 2016: Rearranged comments for flow

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