How to create Windows 11 To Go with Hasleo WinToUSB (All Windows 11 editions are supported)?

July 15, 2021, Posted by Admin to Portable Windows Creator

Microsoft released the latest generation of Windows operating system Windows 11 on June 24, 2021, which brings users a brand-new interface and more powerful functions. If you want to experience the new features of Windows 11, you can install it on an internal disk or USB drive. We know that installing Windows 11 on the internal disk may bring some risks, such as accidentally overwriting the current operating system, or there is no free space on your internal disk for installing Windows 11, so installing Windows 11 on a USB drive is a Good choice. The technique of installing Windows to a USB drive and then booting Windows from the USB drive is called Windows To Go (WTG), you may know that Microsoft no longer provides the Windows To Go creation tool in Windows 11, so by default we will not be able to create a Windows 11 To Go. Fortunately, some third-party software can still help us create Windows 11 To Go, such as Hasleo WinToUSB. As the world’s first third-party Windows To Go creation software, you can easily install Windows 11 to a USB drive and then boot Windows 11 from the USB drive with the help of Hasleo WinToUSB.

Are you looking for a tool to create Windows 11 To Go on a USB drive? Below we will show you how to use Hasleo WinToUSB to create Windows 11 To Go with any edition of Windows 11.


Tutorial to create Windows 11 To Go with any edition of Windows 11.

Step 1. Connect the USB flash drive to a computer with Hasleo WinToUSB installed, then run Hasleo WinToUSB.

Step 2. Click the ISO Icon button, then click the Browse Icon button and select the Windows 11 installation ISO file from the open dialog box.

Step 3. Hasleo WinToUSB will lists all installable Windows 11 editions in the installation ISO, please select the edition of Windows you want to install, then click "Next".

select Windows 11 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

Here, you can specify the hardware drivers you want to install and enable BitLocker to encrypt the Windows To Go drive.

Step 7. After clicking "Next", WinToUSB begins installing Windows 11 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 11 normal installation starts up and you have to complete all the installation steps. After that, you can install programs, copy files, etc.

Windows 11 normal installation


Summary, with the help of Hasleo WinToUSB, you can easily install Windows 11 on a USB drive as Windows 11 To Go, not only can you create Windows 11 To Go with any edition of Windows 11, but you can also use BitLocker to encrypt the Windows To Go USB drive to protect your data.