Quickly Create A WinPE Bootable Disk in Windows 10 with Few Clicks

August 14, 2018

Looking for an easier solution to create WinPE bootable disk in Windows 10? Here you will get step-by-step guide to show you how to create WinPE for Windows 10.

About WinPE Bootable disk

WinPE (also known as Windows Preinstallation Environment and Windows PE) is a miniature version of Windows, which is used for deploying PCs, workstations and servers or troubleshooting an operating system while it is offline. It can be booted via USB flash drive, hard disk, etc. Large corporations and OEMs like Dell, HP, Asus, Acer, Lenovo, etc. use the WinPE to preinstall the operating system on PCs during manufacturing. Thus, you will get a computer with Windows 7/8/10 installed after the bought. WinPE has these features:

  • Install Windows operating system.

  • Set up your hard drive before installing Windows 7/8/10.

  • Create and apply Windows images.

  • Run recovery tools such as Windows RE (Windows Recovery Environment) to recovery system files.

  • Troubleshoot system boot failure problems.

  • Manage disk partitions.

  • Provide a platform for running the third party disk cloning software.

How to create WinPE for Windows 10 computer? You might use the CopyPE and MakeWinPEMedia command line utility built-in the Windows 10 Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows 10 ADK) to create bootable WinPE media. This way is easy for professional users, what about the ordinary users? It’s kind of complex for those who not fimilar with command line. Is there any better way to create WinPE bootable disk in Windows 10 operating system?

How to create WinPE bootable disk Windows 10?

Obviously, the answer is positive. You can google it and so many tools you can find, the quality of the software varies tremendously. How to distinguish the best software from those tools? First of all, you have to choose comprehensive and reliable software with a professional team and technical support through a formal approach. AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a free and professional disk partitioning software for Windows 7/8/8.1/10 operating system, which allows you to create Windows 10 PE USB. The detailed steps to create WinPE bootable disk for Windows 10 are listed below:

1. Prepare a USB flash drive at least 13GB.

2. Download AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, install and execute the program. Insert the USB into your Windows 10 computer.

3. Select Make Bootable Media at the left panel under Wizards.

Make Bootable Media

4. Click Next at the next window make sure you have noticed that information.


5. Choose USB Boot Device, and press Proceed to create WinPE bootable disk for Windows 10.

USB Boot Device


  1. Burn to CD/DVD: You can create a bootable CD/DVD.

  2. Export ISO File: You could make a bootable Windows 10 PE ISO File. Then you can burn it to USB drive or CD/DVD.

  3. This operation will cause all the data on USB drive gone. Please make sure you have backed up on USB drive to safe location.

After a while, you will get a WinPE bootable disk in Windows 10. And then you could use the Windows PE boot disk to troubleshoot the system failure problems like operating system not found error, Windows failed to start file boot bcd error, BOOTMGR is missing, etc. Furthermore, AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional offers you the advanced functions like command line partitioning, quick partition, allocate free space from one to another (you could use it to increase system partition usually C drive), migrate OS from MBR disk to GPT/MBR SSD/HDD, convert MBR to GPT without losing data, dynamic disk management, etc. If you have a server computer, you could try AOMEI Partition Assistant Server or Unlimited edition to assist you to optimize the unreasonable partition structure and troubleshoot the system problems.