[Solved] How To Create Windows To Go with Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909, also called Windows 10 19H2)?

November 12, 2019, Posted by Admin to Windows 10 To Go

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909, also called Windows 10 19H2) on November 12, 2019. Some users may be tempted to experience the new features of the Windows 10 1909, in which case you can upgrade your existing Windows 10 directly to 1909 or do a fresh install. If you are concerned that the Windows 1909 is not stable and you want to try it out without breaking your existing Windows installation, we recommend that you install and try it on a USB drive. The feature of running Windows on a USB drive is often referred to Windows To Go, which allows you to run full-featured Windows on a USB drive. This tutorial will tech you how to use WinToUSB to install Windows 10 November 2019 Update (1909) to a USB drive as Windows To Go.


Tutorial To Create Windows To Go with Windows 10 November 2019 Update (1909, 19H2) and WinToUSB.

Step 1. Connect the destination external hard drive or flash drive to the computer with an installed copy of WinToUSB, then run WinToUSB.

Step 2. Click the ISO Icon button, then click the Browse Icon button and select the Windows 10 19H2 installation ISO file from the open dialog box.

Step 3. WinToUSB scans for and lists installable operating systems. If you see the edition of Windows you want to install, select it, then click "Next".

create Windows To Go from ISO

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.

Installing Windows icon

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 1809 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


To sum up, as a professional Windows To Go Creator, WinToUSB can help you create Windows To Go with any edition of Windows 10 November 2019 Update (1909, 19H2).