How to clone Windows 10 1809 to USB drive as Windows To Go workspace?

Updated on April 24, 2020 by Admin to Windows 10 To Go

After Microsoft released Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Windows 10 1809), if we clone the Windows 10 1809 operating system to a USB drive and boot from it, we will get the following blue screen error:
   What failed: dump_WppRecorder.sys

Windows 10 1809 To Go dump_WppRecorder.sys BSOD

To fix this issue, you just need to download and install the latest version of WinToUSB, and use it to clone Windows 10 1809 to an external hard drive or USB flash drive, then you can get rid of dump_WppRecorder.sys Blue Screen Errors (BSOD) with 'Driver Unloaded Without Cancelling Pending Operations' error.

Below we will describe how to use WinToUSB to clone Windows 10 1809 to USB drive as Windows To Go drive workspace.


Tutorial to clone Windows 10 1809 to USB drive as Windows To Go workspace.

Step 1. Connect the external hard drive to the computer, then run WinToUSB.

Step 2. Click the System Clone Icon button, then click "Next".

Physical To USB icon

Step 3. Select the external hard drive in the drop-down list. If your external hard drive is not correctly recognized by WinToUSB, you need to click the Refresh Icon button for the program to recognize the external hard drive.

select external hard drive

Step 4. A pop-up will appear asking you if you want to format it to continue, select the partition scheme you want to use and click "Yes" to format it. If you choose "Keep the existing partition scheme", you need to manually prepare the partitions on the USB drive before this step, and here is the user guide on how to manually prepare partitions for Windows To Go. Please note that the "Keep the existing partition scheme" option is valid only for an external disk.

select partition scheme for Windows To Go

Step 5. Select the boot partition and system partition from the partition list, the selected partitions will be marked as red, then click "Next".

select system and boot partition

Step 6. After clicking "Next", WinToUSB begins cloning Windows to the USB drive.

clone Windows to USB

  1. Please note that in some cases WinToUSB may need to create a WinPE and then reboot into the WinPE environment to complete the Windows cloning operation.

Step 7. It takes some time to clone. After the clone is successfully completed, restart the computer and change BIOS to boot from your USB drive.

change BIOS to boot from USB


As stated above, follow these simple steps, you can easily clone Windows 10 1809 to USB drive as Windows To Go USB drive, whether you're using Windows 10 Home, Professional or enterprise.