Bootable USB for Windows 10 and Windows To Go creator wizard

Bootable USB for Windows 10 and Windows To Go creator

DAEMON Tools Ultra is the strongest, fastest product that genuinely works with images. Since forever our software allows you to create bootable USB for Linux and Windows, and this feature comes in hand very often. Another useful feature that was added to the latest release is Windows To Go creator wizard: it permits to make a portable Windows 10 system on a Hard Drive. A perfect solution for software testing and personal usage of workspace! Let’s see, and how exactly you can tune and complete all-the-above operations.

How to make a bootable USB for Windows 10

Bootable USB for Windows 10 and Windows To Go creator

  • Download, install and launch DAEMON Tools Ultra
  • 14-day trial
  • Choose Create a Bootable USB from Tools tab
  • Insert the device that you want to make a bootable USB for Windows 10, pick it from the list. If you don’t see the needed device, press Refresh
  • Choose the image file for a bootable USB for Windows 10
  • Choose Windows bootable image
  • Make sure that Installation USB type is chosen
  • Choose the Partition scheme. You have two options — MBR and GPT. MBR has size restrictions, it doesn’t work with 2TB+ discs. GPT has no size restrictions, and if you are not going for BIOS, this option is recommended
  • Choose the Boot type. Starting from Windows 8, UEFI became the main boot type, so that’s exactly what you need to make a bootable USB for Windows 10. However, for earlier versions of Windows you need to choose BIOS (available only with MBR partition scheme)
  • Enter the Label, choose the File system, and press Start
  • Wait till the process is finished, and you have your bootable USB for Windows 10 ready to use. Easy-peasy!

How to make a bootable USB for Linux

Bootable USB for Windows 10 and Windows To Go creator

  • Download, install and launch DAEMON Tools Ultra
  • 14-day trial
  • Choose Create a Bootable USB from Tools tab
  • Insert the device that you want to be a bootable USB for Linux, pick it from the list. If you don’t see the needed device, press Refresh
  • Choose the image file for a bootable USB for Linux
  • Choose Linux bootable image
  • Choose the Partition scheme. Two options are available — MBR and GPT. MBR has size restrictions, it doesn’t work with 2TB+ discs. GPT has no size restrictions, and if you are not going for BIOS, this option is recommended
  • Press Start and wait till the process is finished, and your bootable USB for Linux is ready-steady!

Windows To Go creator wizard: Why and how to use?

First of all, we need to make it clear, how exactly Windows 10 live USB comes in hand. This format of portable system is great for troubleshooting, for making presentations, or simply running your own personal workspace anywhere you need. That’s not a rocket science, since you can easily do it with DAEMON Tools Ultra! Check the Windows To Go requirements and follow the steps from our how-to.

Windows To Go requirements:

  • Your USB or Hard drive should be 32GB or more
  • Mind the speed as well, use USB 3.0 or higher
  • Only Windows 10 Live USB are supported now
  • This feature works on Windows 10 system only

How to use Windows To Go creator wizard?

Bootable USB for Windows 10 and Windows To Go creator

  • Download, install and launch DAEMON Tools Ultra
  • 14-day trial
  • Choose Create a Bootable USB from Tools tab
  • Insert the device that you want to turn into Windows 10 Live USB, pick it from the list. If you don’t see the needed device, press Refresh
  • Choose the Windows bootable image
  • Choose Windows To Go USB Type option
  • Press Start to run the Windows To Go creator
  • After a few minutes, Windows 10 Live USB will be ready. Note that Windows To Go creation may take a long time depending on the device speed.

Hope this post solved all your questions about how to make a bootable USB for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Live USB. Just in case you need to clarify something, contact us in comments below or via the support form.

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