[Solved] How to clone Windows To Go USB drive to another USB drive?

Updated on July 11, 2022 by Admin to Portable Windows Creator

Are you looking for a tool to clone Windows To Go to another USB drive? This tutorial will show you how to clone Windows To Go to another USB drive as portable Windows with Hasleo WinToUSB step by step, mainly including the following aspects:

Is it possible clone to Windows To Go to another USB drive?

Is it possible clone to Windows To Go to another USB drive? I don’t see this feature available in my registered copy of WinToUSB. I attempted to install Windows via WinToUSB to run Windows on my Mac. It worked up until I installed the Windows support software from boot camp assistant. At that point Windows will no longer load and hangs on the startup screen. I am going to now to cloning a known copy of Windows that I know works with my Mac.

Windows To Go has brought a lot of convenience to people who need to work in different places, but abnormal operations, such as unplugging Windows To Go USB drive during use, can cause Windows systems on Windows To Go to fail to start. Many users ask if we can clone Windows To Go to another USB disk as a backup, the answer is YES, you can clone Windows from one USB drive to another using some third-party software.

Tool to clone Windows To Go to another USB drive

We know that Hasleo WinToUSB can clone an existing Windows on an internal disk to a USB drive as Windows To Go, and in fact it can also help us clone Windows To Go to another USB drive. Through proprietary file system technology and mastery of Windows To Go, WinToUSB can accurately copy Windows To Go to another USB drive, and ensure that the cloned Windows To Go can boot up any computer that is compatible with Windows To Go.

 

Tutorial to clone Windows To Go USB drive to another USB drive.

Step 1. Boot from the Windows To Go drive you want to clone, and connect the destination USB drive to the computer.

Step 2. Download, install and run Hasleo WinToUSB, then click the "Windows To Go USB".

Click Windows To Go creator

Step 3. Click "Select installation source" and then select "Current Windows OS" from the list that pops up.

Select installation source for Windows To Go

Step 4. Click "Select destination drive" and select the destination drive from the pop-up drive list.

Select destination drive

Step 5. Choose the partition scheme and installation mode you want to use, and you can specify additional drivers or enable BitLocker to encrypt the Windows To Go external hard drive according to your needs, then click "Proceed".

Select partition scheme and installation mode

* Tips:

  1. 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.
  2. For more detailed information about "Partition scheme", "Installation mode" and "Enable BitLocker", please refer to: How to clone existing Windows to USB drive as a Windows To Go Workspace?

Step 6. After clicking "Proceed", a pop-up will appear asking you if you want to format it to continue, click "Yes" if you are sure.

The drive needs to be formatted prompt

Step 7. After clicking "Yes", WinToUSB begins cloning Windows to the destination drive. The time required for cloning is related to the size of the data to be cloned.

cloning Windows to USB

Step 8. It takes some time to clone Windows to the destination USB drive. After the clone is successfully completed, restart the computer and change BIOS to boot from the destination USB drive.

change BIOS to boot from USB

Conclusion

Follow these simple steps, we can easily clone Windows To Go to another USB drive, including operating system, installed applications and system settings.

As the world's first third-party software to create Windows To Go USB drive, you can not only clone Windows to a USB drive as portable Windows, but also install Windows to a USB drive as portable Windows.