It usually fails not long into the process, less than two minutes.
On starting, I get this Windows Splash Screen:
followed shortly after by the "getting things ready" screen:
followed shorty after by (I could have possibly missed a screen here, as I was pasting the second for saving, by the time I got back there could have been one I missed):
I just did this run of the Media Creation Tool moments before making this post.
Prior to this recent, and consistent, spate of failures with the MCT it had worked without fail. It's really not acceptable (nor useful for Microsoft, really) for the "fix" to be, "Find another network to download over." I work from home; I've been downloading via the MCT over Verizon DSL for over two years; it needs to function normally again, period.
Edited by britechguy, 22 November 2017 - 09:43 AM.
Brian AKA Bri the Tech Guy (website in my user profile) - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134
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