How to create Windows To Go using WinToUSB?


Have you ever imagined that to use your own Windows 10/8.1/8/7 OS wherever you go? As we all know, we are unable to install Windows to an external hard drive or USB flash drive by default. When you attempt to install Windows on an external hard drive, you will get the "Windows cannot be installed to this disk" error. Fortunately, the Enterprise version of Windows 10/8.1/8 has a feature called Windows To Go that lets you install and run Windows on a Windows To Go Certified Drive. Unfortunately, most of us don't have the Enterprise edition of Windows 10/8.1/8, nor a certified Windows To Go drive. But don’t worry! Here you can find the complete solution about how to install Non-Enterprise Windows 10/8.1/8/7 on a Non-Certified Windows To Go Drive with WinToUSB.


There are three ways to install/clone Windows to an external hard drive or a USB flash drive as a Windows To Go Worksapce:


Notes: WinToUSB is free for home use only and we do not provide free technical support for free edition.

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