In Windows 8 Enterprise edition, one can find a new feature---- Windows To Go Creator
Center, which is generally considered to be the Windows 8 USB drive maker. With
Windows To Go Center, we can build Windows 8 onto a USB drive. In this way, wherever
we go, just take the WTG USB drive with us, we can use our own Windows 8 on any
computers. This truly makes mobile officing possible. Here today we will show you
how to make your own Windows To Go USB drive in Windows Creator Center step by
For your information, Windows To Go Center is only available in Windows 8 Enterprise
edition. To use Windows To Go, we must choose a WTG certified USB drive first. The
capacity of this USB drive must be at least 32GB. Also, since this USB is going to
be a system partition, USB 3.0 is preferable.
Step1. Insert the USB drive. Go to Control Panel, find Windows To Go Creator Center
and open it.
Step2. In Windows To Go Creation Center, we can see that it’s searching for the USB
drive. After the USD drive is recognized, it’ll be listed in the picture below.
Click on Next.
Step3. The system will ask us to pick out an image of Windows 8. The image is for the
USB drive creation. It could be from the plain Windows 8 installation disc or the
one that you are currently using. Choose one and click on Next to the next step.
Step4. Use BitLocker to set password for the Windows To Go workspace. This is only
optional. Moreover, we can decide later and add password after we have booted into
the WTG device.
Step 5. At last, click on Create to start the WTG workspace provisioning process. The
whole process may take about 15-30 minutes depending on the size of the system
As you can see, the Windows 8 To Go maker in Win 8 Enterprise edition is very
easy-to-use. Take the WTG USB drive with you to enjoy the mobile Windows 8.