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How To create Windows 10 ISO images from ESD & UUP files. Video tutorial

This tutorial aims to tell you how to create Bootable ISO images by decrypting & converting Windows 10 ESD and UUP files. For converting ESD and UUP to ISO you need to first download the .ESD file and then use a tool like ESD Decrypter to convert it to .ISO file. Once you have created ISO file you can use it to create Bootable USB or DVD (Check our tutorial).

You can use a ESD decrypter to decrypt and convert ESD and UUP files to ISO Images. Read instructions on how to do it below.

Instructions (Convert UUP to ISO using a Decrypter):

Check the video tutorial below.

Instructions (Convert ESD to ISO using a Decrypter):

  1. Download the Windows 10 ESD file
  2. Download ESD Decrypter 17.7 from here. In case this ESD Decrypter doesn’t work for latest builds like (Build 14905 and above) you can use a new decrypter. Download it from here.
  3. Extract esd-decrypter-wimlib-17.7z  or the new decrypter to a folder
  4. Put the .ESD file that you want to convert to .ISO into that same folder
  5. Right click decrypt file in the same folder and click Run as administrator
  6. Select option 1 or relevant option, Hit Enter

New decrypter image:

DISM+ ESD-ISO decrypter

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  • Steve Hayes

    self delete

  • Steve Hayes

    latest wzor .esd files don’t work either……same problem…..

  • Rich

    Category: Trojan
    Trojan: Win32/Garnenu.A!plock
    Description: This program is dangerous and executes commands from an attacker.
    Recommended action: Remove this software immediately.
    Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.
    This threat can perform a number of actions of a malicious hacker’s choice on your PC.
    I’m not going to override this without more information from the makers of DISM++

    • Kamal

      Thanks for the info and we removed this Tool from tutorial above.

  • Phillip Strauss

    Please remove DISM++ immediately.
    You are putting your good name in the mud.

    • Kamal

      Already Done. Thanks for the heads-up!!

  • Marcin Pudełko

    decrypter 170131 do not working with uup build 15025 files downloaded by windows update

  • Maisar Rashid

    These instructions are for creating ISO from ESD. Are they the same for UUP?

    • Kamal

      For UUP to ISO there are other instructions and video too.

  • Lê Hạnh