Benefits of install Windows to USB drive
Searching on the Internet, you may find some questions like Windows operating system is corrupted, what should I do? How to run Windows from USB drive? As we all know, Windows system are sometimes vulnerable to corruption or crash and stop working for various reasons. Then, the computer fails to boot and the data on the hard drive become inaccessible. In these cases, you can boot your computer from a USB drive with operating system on it; Besides, you can bring your Windows operating system to any place and run it on any computer after you install Windows operating system to the USB. Thus, you can create the same working environment to complete your job even you are not at your office.
The best Win to USB tool
Need install Windows operating system to the USB drive? You can use a third party Windows to USB tool to complete this operation. Even though Microsoft offers users a Windows Media creation tool which allows users to install Windows ISO image files on a USB drive to manage the job. But it is still not easy for most of users.
In this cases, we highly recommend AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional – the best Win to USB utility which allows you to you can install current Windows system to the USB drive easily and effectively when you are without Windows ISO file. Besides, it provides you many powerful functions like Create/Move/Resize/Delete Partition, Format Partition, Migrate OS to SSD, Rebuilt MBR and so on.
How to install Windows to USB drive with AOMEI Partition Assistant?
The following example will show you the specific steps of how to install Windows to USB drive:
First of all, you should plug the USB drive into a USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port on the computer. Make sure it can be detected.
Step 1. Install and run this Win to USB tool - AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro. Your computer partition information will display on the main interface. Click “Windows To Go Creator” in the left side bar.
Step 2. In the pop-up window, tick “Create Windows To Go with current system” and click “Next”.
PS.:The first option demand the size of USB drive larger than the used space of system drive. If the capacity of your USB drive is not enough, you can choose the second option to create Windows bootable USB from ISO.
Step 3. Preview the current OS information and click “Next”.
Step 4. After that, select the USB drive and click “Proceed”.
Step 5. The next window will prompt you that the program will restart into Windows PE environment to and the data on the target USB device will be cleared. Make sure there is no important data on the USB and click “Yes” to continue.
Step 6. After that, the progress will start to initialize the system migration environment and create a WinPE environment. Then, the computer will restart automatically.
Step 7. Finally, wait patiently the migration finish.
After these simple steps, you can install the Window operating system to the USB drive conveniently. AOMEI Partition Assistant is such a powerful Win to USB tool, besides building Windows To Go workplace, you can also use the feature of Create Bootable Media to create a bootable USB so that you can boot your computer with the USB drive. If your computer operating system is Windows Server, you can turn to AOMEI Partition Assistant Server to complete this operation, too.