Create IronKey Windows 7/8/8.1/10 To Go Easily And Freely

May 31, 2017

How to create Windows7/8/8.1/10 To Go on IronKey certified USB drive or on non certified USB drive? The best free tool for Windows To Go-AOMEI Partition Assistant will do you a big favor.

Create IronKey Windows 7/8/8.1/10 To Go Easily And Freely

About Windows To Go & IronKey Workspace

As you know, Windows To Go is to put a portable Windows into a removable device, which makes you can work whenever and wherever with the same work environment. It’s a feature in Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education that enables the creation of a Windows To Go workspace that can be booted from a USB-connected external drive on PCs. PCs that meet the Windows 7 or later certification requirements can run Windows 8/8.1/10 in a Windows To Go workspace, regardless of the operating system running on the PC. Well, how to create a Windows To Go USB drive as you expected? As Microsoft claimed that a certified USB drive must be used for Windows To Go Workspace, and these certified USB drives include IronKey Workspace W700, W500, W300, Kingston DataTraveler Workspace, Spyrus Portable Workplace, and Spyrus Secure Portable Workplace, etc. How to create a Windows To Go if you have only the IronKey Workspace W700/W500/W300?

You know IronKey is the brand name of a family of encrypted USB portable storage devices owned by Kingston Digital and more security than other USB drives. By the way, before creating IronKey Windows To Go, you have to know the difference between Windows To Go and a typical installation of Windows, Windows To Go Workspace works the same way except for these respects:

  • Internal hard disks on the host computer are offline by default when booted into a Windows To Go workspace.

  • Hibernate is disabled by default.

  • Windows Recovery Environment is not available.

  • Refreshing or resetting a Windows To Go workspace is not supported.

  • Upgrading a Windows To Go workspace is not supported.

Before you do

Prior to creating Ironkey Windows To Go, you have something keep in mind:

Although Microsoft snap-in program can only create Windows 8/8.1/10 To Go, it cannot prevent AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard from creating Windows 7 To Go USB stick. Besides, AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard also supports create Windows To Go on non certified USB drive while Microsoft does not support. Thus, this program is more flexible to use.

How to Create IronKey Windows 7/8/10 To Go with AOMEI Partition Assistant?

OK, here you can follow our instructions for creating Windows To Go on IronKey certified USB drive, here it is:

Step 1, Connect your IronKey certified USB drive with your PC and make sure it can be detected by Windows. Install and use AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard with Windows To Go Creator Feature. The program will recognize the IronKey USB drive automatically.

Windows To Go Creator

Step 2, Click Browse > Browse in next window to choose the Windows 7/8/8.1/10 Installation file. Then click OK to go on.


Windows Installation File

Step 3, Press Proceed to create IronKey Windows 7/8/8.1/10 To Go USB drive.


After that, you have created IronKey Windows 7/8/8.1/10 To Go USB drive successfully. Now, you can run portable Windows 7/8/8.1/10 with IronKey Windows To Go on any other computer. Then you can work everywhere as possible as you can. Besides, AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional allows you to create bootable media when your computer refuses to boot; integrate to recovery environment with AOMEI tools when necessary. Meanwhile, AOMEI provides professional edition for advanced users to convert system disk between GPT and MBR, convert primary partition to logical, and many more.