- An empty USB drive with 8Gb or greater capacity. The drive must be formatted in the FAT32 (MS-DOS) file system. A non-empty drive will be formatted as part of the process and existing data will be lost.
- Windows 10 creation tool. When on a Mac computer, the tool is downloadable as an
.isodisk image from the Microsoft's website.
- Terminal. The application is located in
Macintosh HD > Applications > Utilities > Terminal.app
- Mount the disk image containing the creation tool by double clicking on it.
diskutil listwhich lists all connected internal and external drives.
diskutil eraseDisk MS-DOS "WINDOWS10" MBR disk2. The disk2 is the name of the USB drive from the results of
diskutil listand is dependent on the number of drives connected to the system.
cp -rp /Volumes/CCCOMA_X64FRE_EN-US_DV9/* /Volumes/WINDOWS10to copy the contents of the
.isodisk image to the USB