PC does not start from Windows 10 USB

It got downvotes almost instantly. I would like to understand why? Maybe I can improve my question.

I asked it because I kind of feel stuck in my quest to make the laptop usable again. I do not understand why is it not able to boot from a Windows 10 USB while still being able to boot from a Linux Mint USB! This perplexes me.

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  • I'm not sure why it was downvoted, but it might be because the question is a bit disorganised. I suggest editing it to concentrate on the problem you are trying to solve. – Blackwood Jan 7 '19 at 23:01
  • @Blackwood I tried rewriting my Q; is it OK now? – gaazkam Jan 8 '19 at 1:49
  • Explaining a single downvote is guesswork. The current version seems pretty clear, but it's missing detail and diagnostic information that would allow a definitive solution. Just to manage expectations, it's tough to diagnose a problem that can have a range of causes in a Q&A format. It's even tougher if you lack familiarity with the relevant tools and technical details. Some problems are a lot easier to solve if you enlist the help of a knowledgeable friend. Short of that, you can do a lot of online research to try to get up to speed on the issue. (cont'd) – fixer1234 Jan 8 '19 at 2:48
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    It can also be more effective to use a forum than a Q&A site. That format is more conducive to a lot of interactive discussion, which is often the key to figuring out the problem. – fixer1234 Jan 8 '19 at 2:48
  • MKUSB is the only tool that works with the new Microsoft ISOs. I've tested it successfully and posted an answer to your question. Hope it helps. – user931000 Jan 17 '19 at 0:59
  • Votes are like a jury trial, 11 may think you are not guilty of anything, but 1 just wants to hang you. I agree, newer users see down votes as something negative, but in reality someone will come along and vote it back up. Being impatient here at SU should be avoided by everyone. – Moab Jan 19 '19 at 15:16

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