If you want to update your computer to Windows 10, you can use the tool on this page to create your own installation media using either a USB flash drive or a DVD. Before you begin, here are some things you’ll need: PC with a reliable Internet connection. The download is about 4 GB and the time it takes to download will vary based on your PC, your connection speed, and other factors. USB flash drive. Use a USB flash drive with at least 4 GB of space. We recommend using a drive with nothing on it because any content will be deleted. -or- DVD. This requires a DVD burner on or connected to the PC you’re using to create the media, and a DVD player on the PC where you want to install Windows 10. Use a DVD with at least 4 GB of space. We recommend using a blank DVD, because any content on it will be deleted. Here are some things to check on the PC where you want to install Windows 10: 64-bit or 32-bit processor (CPU). You’ll need to download either the 64-bit or 32-bit version of Windows 10 that’s appropriate for your CPU. To check this on your current PC, go to PC info in PC settings or System in Control Panel, and look for System type. System requirements. See the system requirements before installing Windows 10. We also recommend that you visit your PC manufacturer's website for info about updated drivers and hardware compatibility. Language in Windows. You'll need to choose the same language when you install Windows 10. To see what language you're currently using, go to Time and language in PC settings or Region in Control Panel. Edition of Windows. You should also choose the same edition of Windows. This might be Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro. To check what edition you're currently running, go to PC info in PC settings or System in Control Panel, and look for Windows edition. When you’re ready, connect your USB flash drive or insert the DVD, tap or click Create media, and then follow the instructions. the above is an edited excerpt from Microsoft's instructions on installing Windows Download the official upgrade tool from Microsoft here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 After you've downloaded the tool, plug in an empty USB flash drive (4 GB or larger), or place a blank DVD in your DVD recorder. Double click on The Media Creation tool and you will see the following window. Click "create installation media for another PC" and then "next". In this window choose your preferred language, what version of Windows 10 that matches your current operating system (for example: if you have Windows 7 Home then you would choose Windows 10 Home) and then pick your preferred architecture, 32 or 64 bit. Choose 64 bit if you have 4GB of RAM or more, or if you are planning on upgrading your computer to more RAM at a later date. When you are finished click "next". Now choose which media to use. USB flash drive or an ISO file you can later burn to a blank DVD. If you chose USB flash drive this is the window you will see. Your drive will be listed similar to the example in the image above. Click "next". If you chose "ISO file", then a window will pop up allowing you to choose the location to store the ISO file. After you have chosen the location click "save". After the Windows 10 update installer is downloaded to the flash drive you will have three options to update. One is to install Windows 10 directly by clicking on the "setup.exe" located on the flash drive. Another way is to copy the files from the flash drive to a hard drive and click on the "setup.exe" from there. The last option is to boot from the USB flash drive and install Windows 10 (Not recommended for updating your system from a previous version of Windows. Use this for a clean install). If you have burned an ISO to a blank DVD, you can either update to Windows 10 directly from the DVD, or you can boot your system from the DVD and initiate an install from there (Not recommended for updating your system from a previous version of Windows. Use this for a clean install).