Posted 13 December 2017 - 05:40 PM
I have always used Rufus to create bootable USB media and never had an issue with the final result.
I have only tried to use the Media Creation Tool (MCT) two times. The first time it failed to create the bootable USB drive just as you've experienced, the other it created it, but it wouldn't work when I tried to use it. In both instances I had to start all over from scratch since I had no copy of the ISO file at the end of the process. I'd probably use the MCT for bootable USB creation if I had the option of creating an independent copy of the ISO file when doing so, but I've found no way to do that.
I just like having the ISO file to be able to burn either a bootable USB drive or a DVD, depending on the hardware I'm going to be working with. I tend to favor DVD, just slightly, but have used bootable USB as well.
Brian AKA Bri the Tech Guy (website in my user profile) - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134
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