How to download Windows 10 ISO legally for free?
Downloading a Windows ISO image is necessary to upgrade and repair your computer or create a bootable Windows drive. Microsoft allows users to legally download the ISO image for free from its website. However, there is one small catch. If you are a Windows user, you cannot directly download the Windows 10 ISO from the Windows website. Microsoft forces you to download their media creation tool to get your Windows 10 ISO file. Fortunately, there is a quick workaround you can use if you don’t want to download the media creation tool. In this article, we will show you how to download Windows 10 ISO legally for free without downloading the media creation tool first.
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Here is how you can download Windows 10 ISO file
As we mentioned earlier, Microsoft forces you to download the media creation tool if you are a Windows user. The trick to get direct access to a Windows 10 ISO file is to change your browser’s user agent so Microsoft’s website doesn’t know you’re using a Windows operating system. Here’s how to do it.
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Step 1: Open the Microsoft Windows 10 ISO download page in Google Chrome. Click here to be redirected to the page.
Step 2: Now click on the ellipses (three dots) in the upper right corner of the web browser, scroll down to More Tools and select Developer Tools. You can also use Ctrl+Shift+I shortcut to open developer tools directly.
Step 3: Now click on the ellipses in the Developer Tools panel, scroll down to More Tools and select Network Conditions.
Step 4: Go to the User Agent section and uncheck the ‘Select automatically’ box. Select an operating system other than Windows in the selection box below.
Step 5: Now refresh the download page on the Microsoft website. You will be able to download Windows 10 ISO directly.
Step 7: Select the desired edition of Windows from the drop-down list and confirm your choice.
Step 8: Select the desired product language and confirm your selection.
Step 9: Choose whether you want to download the 32-bit or 64-bit version of the Windows 10 ISO file.
Step 10: Save the ISO file to your desktop.
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This is how you can download Windows 10 ISO file legally and for free without downloading a media creation tool. You can use this ISO image to install Windows on your computer. You can also use it to run Windows on a virtual machine or Mac. To create a Windows 10 bootable USB drive, you will first need to download a media creation tool.
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