How to Use Arium USB Media Creation Tool to Install Windows 10 Arium LTS
Windows 10 Arium LTS is an unofficial version of Windows 10 that includes third-party applications and fewer features. It also disables the privacy options to remove all the trackers from Windows 10. The goal is to offer a clean, reliable, optimized and intact operating system. In this article, we will show you how to use Arium USB Media Creation Tool to create a bootable USB drive and install Windows 10 Arium LTS on your PC.
What is Arium USB Media Creation Tool
Arium USB Media Creation Tool is a utility that allows you to verify the MD5 hash of Arium 10.3S and LTSC ISO files and create a bootable USB drive with them. It is much simpler than the official Windows 10 Media Creation Tool, which can also be used to download and create a Windows 10 installation USB drive[^4^] [^5^]. However, Arium USB Media Creation Tool is designed specifically for Windows 10 Arium LTS versions.
How to Download and Create a Bootable USB Drive with Arium USB Media Creation Tool
To download and create a bootable USB drive with Arium USB Media Creation Tool, follow these steps:
Download the ISO file of Windows 10 Arium LTS from the official website[^1^] [^2^]. You can check the integrity of the downloaded file with the MD5 hash provided on the website.
Download Arium USB Media Creation Tool from the same website[^2^] or from another source[^3^]. It is a small executable file that does not require installation.
Insert your USB drive into your PC. Make sure it has at least 8 GB of free space and backup any important data on it.
Open Arium USB Media Creation Tool and click on Choose ISO. Select the ISO file of Windows 10 Arium LTS that you downloaded in step 1. You can leave the box Verify MD5 hash checked to perform an integrity check of the ISO file.
In the drop-down list of the USB Media section, select the letter of your USB drive. You can click on the Refresh button represented by two arrows to update the content of the list.
Check FAT32 if your USB drive is 8 or 16 GB. If your USB drive is larger, check NTFS.
Click on Validate to start preparing the USB drive. A confirmation message will inform you (or not) of the success of the process.
How to Install Windows 10 Arium LTS with Arium USB Media Creation Tool
To install Windows 10 Arium LTS with Arium USB Media Creation Tool, follow these steps:
Boot your PC from the USB drive that you created in the previous section. You may need to change the boot order in your BIOS or UEFI settings.
On the welcome page of Arium installation, click on Start.
Choose the keyboard layout in French and click on Next.
Create a local user account with the username and password. To protect your privacy, Arium installer does not force you to create a Microsoft account.
Define the settings of Windows 10, such as the components to enable or disable (Windows Search and indexing, SuperFetch, etc.). If you do not know, leave it as it is and click on Next.
A second page of settings for activating Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player or Light Themes.
A phase of starting the Windows 10 installation program takes place. It may last a few seconds.
Partition your disk. If the disk is empty, use the New button to create the main partition (disk C) or select a main partition.
The copying of files and installation on your storage device takes place.
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