[Solved] How to fix Aomei Windows To Go Creator "Failed to create Windows To GO" error?

Updated on June 9, 2023 by Admin to Portable Windows Creator

Aomei Partition Assistant is a popular free disk partition tools for Windows users, it provides a feature to help users create Windows To Go. When using Aomei to create Windows To Go, we often encounter "Failed to create Windows To GO" error after waiting for a long time, which usually makes us feel very frustrated.

Aomei Failed to create Windows To GO

In this case you can contact Aomei for technical support, if Aomei cannot provide an effective solution, you have to find an alternative software. Here we recommend using Hasleo WinToUSB instead of Aomei to create Windows To Go. Hasleo WinToUSB is the world's first third-party Windows To Go creation tool, using it you can easily create Windows To Go, it is important that it is faster and more stable.


Tutorial to create Windows To Go with the best free Windows To Go Creator - Hasleo WinToUSB.

Step 1. Connect the USB drive to the computer, download, install and run Hasleo WinToUSB and then click the "Windows To Go USB".

Click Windows To Go creator

Step 2. Click "Select installation source", then click "Browse image file" and select the Windows 8 installation ISO file from the open dialog box as installation source, or choose a CD/DVD drive with a Windows 8 installation DVD inserted as the installation source.

Select installation source for Windows To Go

Step 3. Hasleo WinToUSB scans for and lists installable operating systems, select the edition of Windows you want to install.

Select Windows edition

Step 4. Click "Select destination drive" and select the destination drive from the pop-up drive list. If the drive is not correctly recognized by Hasleo WinToUSB, you can click the refresh drive list button for the program to recognize the drive.

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 USB drive according to your needs, then click "Proceed".

Select partition scheme and installation mode

* Tips:

  1. For more detailed information about "Partition scheme", "Installation mode" and "Enable BitLocker", please refer to: How to create portable Windows 11/10/8/7 from an ISO, WIM, ESD, SWM or VHD(X) file?
  2. 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.

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 installing Windows to the destination drive.

installing Windows to USB

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 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


As the best Windows To Go Creator, you can also use WinToUSB to install Windows to a USB drive as a Windows To Go USB drive, it is your best choice to fix Aomei "Failed to create Windows To GO" error.

As the most professional Windows To Go creator, Hasleo WinToUSB provides more powerful functions than Aomei Windows To Go Creator, with it you can BitLocker encrypted Windows TO Go USB drive and Windows installation USB drives.