How to create Windows 10 To Go step by step with best free Windows To Go Creator Wizard?

Updated on May 14, 2021 by Admin to Windows 10 To Go

If you're using Windows 10 Enterprise Edition, you can easily create Windows To Go (WTG) USB drive by using the Windows built-in Windows To Go Creator Wizard, and you can find this useful tool just by going into Windows Control Panel. As a wizard-based tool, you can create Windows To Go step by step with its help.

Windows To Go in Windows Control Panel

Unfortunately, if we're not using Windows Enterprise Edition we won't be able to use this tool to create Windows To Go, even if the tool exists in Windows Control Panel. In fact, in earlier versions of Windows 10 Home and Pro editions, this tool did not exist in Control panel at all. And Microsoft announced on May 25, 2019 that it will no longer provide the Windows To Go creation tool, so you will not be able to find the Windows To Go Creator Wizard in the Windows Enterprise version released after May 2019.

Are you looking for a tutorial to create Windows 10 To Go step by step for free? Is there any other software that can help us create Windows 10 To Go? Here we tell you the best answer is to use Hasleo WinToUSB. As the world's first third-party Windows To Go Creator software, it can help you create Windows 10 To Go with just a few steps, and has more powerful features than Windows built-in Windows To Go Creator Wizard,. Below we will explain in detail how to do it.


Step by step to create Windows 10 To Go with the best free Windows To Go Creator - WinToUSB.

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

Step 2. Click the ISO Icon button, then click the Browse Icon button and select the Windows 10 installation ISO file from the open dialog box.

select windows 10 installation iso

Step 3. WinToUSB scans for and lists installable operating systems in the Windows 10 installation ISO. Please select the edition of Windows you want to install, then click "Next".

select windows 10 edition

Step 4. Select the destination USB drive in the drop-down list. If the USB drive is not correctly recognized by WinToUSB, you need to click the Refresh Icon button for the program to recognize the USB drive.

select USB drive

Step 5. 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 6. Select the system partition and boot partition from the partition list, the selected partitions will be marked as red, then click "Next".

Select target partition icon

Step 7. After clicking "Next", WinToUSB begins installing Windows 10 to the USB drive.

installing Windows to USB drive

Step 8. It takes some time to install. After installation restart the computer and change BIOS to boot from your USB drive.

change BIOS to boot from USB

Step 9. Windows 10 normal installation starts up and you have to complete all the installation steps. After that, you can install programs, copy files, etc.

Windows normal installation


In this tutorial, we explained in detail how to use WinToUSB to create Windows 10 To Go from a Windows 10 installation ISO step by step for free. In fact, as the best Windows To Go Creator, you can also use WinToUSB to clone Windows 10 to a USB drive as a Windows To Go workspace.