WinToUSB 5.6 (also called Windows To USB) is the best free Windows To Go Creator that allows you to install and run Windows operating system on an external hard drive or USB flash drive, using an ISO/WIM/ESD/SWM/VHD/VHDX image file or CD/DVD drive as the source of installation, or you can clone current Windows OS installation (Windows 7 or later) to a USB drive as a Windows To Go Workspace. WinToUSB also supports creating a Windows installation USB flash drive from a Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/2008/2012/2016 installation ISO file, so you can install Windows from the USB flash drive easily
WinToUSB will install and run the Windows operating system on a USB hard drive or USB flash drive, using an ISO image or CD/DVD drive as the source of installation.
If you have a Windows installation source (a DVD disc, an image file) and a valid Windows product key, you can use WinToUSB to install Windows on your USB drive.
WinToUSB’s key features include:
Three steps to install/clone Windows to a USB drive
Use any edition of Windows 8(.1)/10 to create Windows To Go USB drive
Create Windows To Go Workspace on a Non-Certified Windows To Go USB Drive
Support Windows 7/8(.1)/10 Technical Preview and WinPE 2/3/4/5 (32/64-bit)
Easy-to-use wizard interface that provides step-by-step instructions for creating Windows To Go USB drive.
Install Windows/WinPE from an ISO image or CD/DVD drive.
Clone current Windows OS (Windows 7 or later) as a Windows To Go USB drive.
Support for Windows 7/8/8.1/10 Technical Preview/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2 and WinPE 2/3/4/5.
Use any edition of Windows 8/8.1/10 Technical Preview to create Windows To Go USB drive.
Support for MBR and GPT disk layouts.
The free version includes the above features as well as upgrade nag-screens. Prices start at $29.95 and include the following additional features:
Hot Clone Windows Without Restarting the Clone Source Computer
Clone Windows To Go USB drive to another USB drive
Create VHDX-based Windows To Go Workspace
Support for Windows 10 1809
Support for Enterprise Edition of Windows 10/8.1/8/7
Support for Server Edition of Windows 2016/2012/2010/2008 R2
Other Advanced Features
Faster Clone Speed
And Turn off antivirus software before install software