Windows To Go is a handy feature of Windows that lets you install and run Windows operating system from a USB flash drive. Microsoft also provides Windows To Go creator feature, but it is available only in the Enterprise edition of Windows 10. But, with the help of a third-party tool, you can create Windows To Go disk for every edition and boot Windows 10 from USB drives.
Before you start creating ‘Windows To Go disk’, make sure to use a Windows To Go certified USB drive, because normal flash drives are not enough good for Windows To Go drive and are usually very slow. Microsoft recommends to use 32 GB+ USB drives but with the help of these third-party tools, you can create Windows To Go even on a 16 GB drive.
Rufus has added support for Windows To Go in its v2.0 update. This freeware apps allows you to create Windows To Go drive from any edition of Windows 10. You can create the disk on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 in order to activate the Windows To Go feature, means you can not run this software on Windows 7 to create Windows To Go disk of Windows 10.
Rufus is less than 1 MB in size, moreover, it is a portable software which requires no installation.
WinToUSB is the first software released for Windows operating system to prepare Windows To Go disk of any version of Windows operating system. The software supports all editions of Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1 and Win 10.
WinToUSB is also free to use and capable of cloning your current Windows installation as a Windows To Go USB drive.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard free version is another free utility that can create Windows To Go disk, as well as Extend Partition Wizard, Disk Copy Wizard, Partition Copy Wizard, Migrate OS to SSD or HDD, Partition Recovery Wizard, NTFS to FAT32 Converter and Make Bootable CD Wizard.
AOMEI Partition Assistant is also compatible with all editions of including Win 8, Win 8.1 and Win 10.
WiNToBootic is also a free software that is able to create Windows To Go drive from all version of Windows 10.
If you have some another freeware tools to create Windows To Go drive, then let us know via comment.