Download Windows 11 22H2 ISO File and Create Installation Media

Download Windows 11 Stable ISO File

It’s been a few months since Windows 11 22H2 is available. But, as of now, it’s available only for Release Preview Channel. So, if you have joined Windows Insider Program. Then, you might be already using the latest version of Windows 11. If you don’t know, with Windows Insider Program you can get access to Windows’s beta and developer versions. Although, there are multiple ways to download Windows 11 22H2 ISO File. You can download it through the UUP Dump tool, or from the Windows Insider downloads page. You can also use Rufus, which will allow you to download older versions of Windows ISO files.

For Windows 10 Users.

Before you start downloading Windows 11 ISO or start creating installation media. First, make sure that your Windows 10 PC/laptop does support Windows 11. Else, you will get errors like, This PC can’t run Windows 11.

Download Windows 11 Latest 22H2 ISO File

Method 1: Download Windows 11 22H2 Insider Preview ISO

As I mentioned earlier, Windows 11 22H2 is currently available only for Windows Insider Users. So, make sure you’re a member of the Windows Insider program. Well, I have already explained the complete process to Enroll in Windows Insider Program. So, do check out my article on Download Windows 11 Insider Preview ISO File. Once, you successfully join Windows Insider Program, follow these steps.

  1. Open Microsoft’s official Windows insider preview downloads page.
  1. Click on Sign in. And, log in using your Microsoft Account which you’ve used during the Windows Insider enrollment process.
Sign-in-using-your-Microsoft-Account
  1. After signing in, scroll down and do find the Select edition section.
  1. Click on Select Edition and select the latest “Windows 11 Insider Preview (Release Preview Channel) – Build 22621”
  1. Click on Confirm.
Download Windows 11 22H2 ISO Insider Release Preview
  1. On the next screen, do select your preferred language and click on Confirm.
Download Windows 11 22H2 English ISO File
  1. That’s it, now you will get a Windows 11 22H2 64-bit ISO Download link. Click on the “64-bit Download” option.
Download Windows 11 22H2 64-bit ISO File
  1. The download Process will get started immediately. The total size of the ISO File is around 4.7GB.

Method 2: Windows 11 Installation Assistant

To upgrade a Windows 10 PC to Windows 11, you can download Windows 11 Installation Assistant. You don’t even have to create a bootable USB Drive. Download and install this tool, and it helps you with the installation. Or, if your Windows 10 PC is upgradable to Windows 11, then you will get the update notification. Or, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update to check for updates.

The installation process is very simple.

  1. First, download Windows 11 Installation Assistant from the download Windows 11 link.
Download Windows 11 Installation Assistant
  1. After that, Run Installation Assistant with administrator privileges.
  1. Once, the tool will confirm that your hardware is compatible with Windows 11. License terms will get presented, Select Accept and Install.
  1. Once the tool downloads Windows 11 and gets ready, click on the restart now button to complete the installation.
  1. Your PC might restart a few times during the installation process. So, don’t turn off your computer.

Note: Now, you can install Upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 on an unsupported Laptop/PC without TPM.

Method 3: Use Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

If you want to clean install Windows 11, then you can download the media creation tool to Create Windows 11 Installation Media. With a media creation tool, you can create a bootable USB or DVD. Or, even you can download Windows 11 stable ISO file.

  1. First, download the media creation tool setup file, from the “Create Windows 11 Installation Media” section. (Check Method 2 for the link)
Download Windows 11 Media Creation Tool
  1. Plug a USB Drive into your Computer. Make sure the USB Drive you use has at least 16GB of storage. Also, make sure there isn’t any important data in USB Drive.
  1. Now, run the “MediaCreationToolW11” setup file as administrator.
Run Windows 11 Media Creation Tool
  1. Wait for a few seconds and Windows 11 License Terms will appear. Click on next.
Windows 11 Setup License Terms
  1. On the next Window, the media creation tool will ask you to select the language and edition of Windows 11. Make sure “use this recommended options for PC” is selected. And, click on next.
Select Language and Edition
  1. Next, it will ask you to select between USB Flash Drive and ISO File. If you want you can download the ISO file and burn it later into DVD. Or, just select the USB flash drive option and click on next.
Choose USB flash drive to create Windows 11 Installation Media
  1. In the next window, select a USB drive if multiple USB drives are connected to the PC. Else, click on next.
Select a USB flash Drive to create bootable Windows 11 USB Drive
  1. That’s it, Media Creation tool will now download and create Windows 11 bootable USB.
Downloading Windows 11 ISO File

9. Don’t interrupt the process. The Media Creation tool will tell you when the process gets completed. Your USB flash drive is ready message will appear.

Windows 11 USB flash drive is ready

10. Click on Finish. And, wait for setup to auto-close.

Method 4: Download the Latest Windows 11 ISO File

If you want to use third-party tools like Rufus to create a custom bootable USB Drive. Then, you can download Windows 11 ISO file. Downloading Windows 11 ISO file is quite simple.

  1. Open Download Windows 11 link mentioned in method 2. Scroll down and go to the “Download Windows 11 Disk Image (ISO)” section.
  1. Select “Windows 11” from the Select Download section. Click on Download.
Select Windows 11
  1. After that, from the Select, the product language section, choose your preferred language. And, click on Confirm.
Select Windows 11 product language to download ISO
  1. That’s it, you will now get Windows 11 64-bit ISO file link. Click on the “64-bit download” option.
Download Windows 11 64-bit English ISO File
  1. And, a prompt will appear to save ISO. Select a location on your computer and click on save. That’s how you can download Windows 11 22H2 ISO File.

Method 5: Download Windows 11 ISO File using Rufus

Rufus is one of the best tools to create bootable USB Drives for many operating systems. But, you will be surprised to know that Rufus can download the latest Windows ISO File. Yes, it is a kinda hidden feature of Rufus. And, once you download Windows 11 ISO, you can create a Windows installation drive using it.

  1. Download the latest version of Rufus from its official website.
  1. Since it is a portable app no installation is required. Run Rufus setup file as administrator. UAC window will appear, click on Yes.
Run Rufus as administrator
  1. Once, Rufus gets open, click on the down arrow icon next to the select option. And, do select the Download option.
Select Download option in Rufus
  1. After that, click on the Download button.
  1. Wait for a few seconds and the download image window will appear. Select Windows 11 from it, and click on Continue.
Download Windows 11 latest ISO file using Rufus
  1. Next, it will ask you to select the latest release version of Windows 11. You can select the older version as well if you want. Click on Continue.
  1. Next, it will give you an option to select the Windows edition. Keep it unchanged and click on Continue. Because setup will download all three editions of Windows 11.
Select Windows 11 Latest Release Version and Edition
  1. Now, you will get an option to select Windows language. Choose your preferred language and click on Continue.
  1. Next, you can select Architecture. So, if you’re using the Windows 64-bit version, then do select x64. And, for 32-bit Windows, do select x86. Although, you will get only the x64 option, so do select that.
Choose Windows 11 ISO Language in Rufus
  1. Moreover, the download wizard will now give you an option to download iso using the browser. You can select it if you want to use your web browser. Else, ISO File will get downloaded through Rufus.
Download Windows 11 ISO using Rufus App
  1. Click on Download. And, Save as window will appear. Do select the folder where you want to save Windows 11 ISO File and click on Save.
Save Windows 11  iso file in Downloads Folder
  1. That’s it, Rufus will start downloading Windows 11 stable ISO files for you. You can see the download process in the status bar. Just don’t close Rufus App before the download process gets completed.

Note: As of now Rufus allows to download Windows 11 21H2 ISO File. But, when Windows 11 22H2 will be publicly available you can use this method.

Method 6: Use UUP Dump Tool

If due for any reason you’re not able to get the latest Windows ISO File. Then, you can use this unofficial tool to get Windows ISO. UUP Dump tools download UUP files straight from the Microsoft server. And, convert UUP files to an ISO file. You can create a custom Windows ISO File through the UUP dump tool. We’ve already written an article on how to download Windows 11 22H2 ISO using UUP Dump.

After downloading Windows 11 ISO File, follow this article to Create Windows 11 Bootable USB Drive.