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Can I add software on a Windows 10 USB Installation drive?

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#1 Johnz414


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Posted 09 August 2018 - 05:13 PM



Is it possible to add additional software like Microsoft Office, etc. on a Windows 10 USB Installation drive and not have it interfere with installing a clean installation of Windows 10?


If so how would I go about doing that? Just add it to the USB drive after I set it up using Microsoft's process as offered here?




I will be using an eight GB USB drive, should be plenty of room for anything I want to add.


I remember this could be done on previous Windows OSs, can it be done with Windows 10?








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#2 saw101


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Posted 09 August 2018 - 07:50 PM

That was called 'Slipstreaming' & the software used back then was RT7Lite. Can't say if the software will really work for Win10, but Win10 is listed, & neither can I vouch for the following website:




A now dated guide, Apr 2011, for using it with older OS can be found here: https://lifehacker.com/5793427/how-to-create-a-custom-windows-installation-dvd-or-usb-install

I would think there would be 'Other' Tools available now.


You could try Googling 'Slipstream Windows 10'  & perhaps search on YouTube. 


In the meantime await more replies.

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 10:33 PM

    Here's a video on adding drivers

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