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How to download Windows 11 using MediaCreationTool.bat script

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MediaCreationTool.bat script

Although you can download the Windows 11 installation files using the official Media Creation Tool and even download the ISO file directly from the Microsoft website, you can also use third-party tools like MediaCreationTool.bat.

MediaCreationTool.bat is a wrapper script that allows you to download the most recent to the oldest version of Windows 11 or Windows 10 to create a USB flash drive, ISO file, or you can use it to auto-start the setup process.

The tool even includes a script you can execute to apply specific Registry changes to your current installation to bypass the TPM 2.0, Secure Boot, CPU, and any other requirements that may prevent you from upgrading your computer.

In this guide, you will learn the steps to use the MediaCreationTool.bat script to download the Windows 11 installation files.

Create bootable Windows 11 USB using MediaCreationTool.bat

To create a bootable Windows 11 install media, connect a USB flash drive of at least 8GB, use these steps:

  1. Open the MediaCreationTool.bat GitHub page.

  2. Click the Download zip button from the top-right corner to save the file on your computer.

    Download MediaCreationTool.bat

  3. Select the zip file and click the Extract all button in File Explorer.

    Extract all zip option

  4. Select a location to extract the files.

  5. Click the Extract button.

    Unzip wizard

  6. Right-click the MediaCreationTool.bat script and select the Run as administrator option.

    Extract all zip option

  7. Click the Windows 11 option.

    Select version of Windows

  8. Click the Create USB option.

    Create USB option

  9. Select the USB flash drive option.

    Windows 11 USB flash drive option

  10. Click the Next button.

  11. Select the USB flash drive from the list.

  12. Click the Next button.

Once you complete the steps, the tool will download the installation files and create a bootable USB flash drive to install Windows 11.

Download Windows 11 ISO using MediaCreationTool.bat

To download the Windows 11 ISO file with MediaCreationTool.bat, use these steps:

  1. Open the MediaCreationTool.bat GitHub page.

  2. Click the Download zip button from the top-right corner to save the file on your computer.

    Download MediaCreationTool.bat

  3. Select the zip file and click the Extract all button in File Explorer.

    Extract all zip option

  4. Select a location to extract the files.

  5. Click the Extract button.

    Unzip wizard

  6. Right-click the MediaCreationTool.bat and select the Run as administrator option.

    Launch MediaCreationTool.bat

  7. Click the Windows 11 option.

    Select version of Windows

  8. Click the Create ISO option.

    Create Windows 11 ISO file

After you complete the steps, the tool will download the installation files and create an ISO file.

When using this tool, you will notice that it’ll launch a modified version of the official Media Creation Tool that reads “Windows 10 Setup,” but the files are for Windows 11.