Windows 10: Cloning to USB memory stick

Discus and support Cloning to USB memory stick in Windows 10 Backup and Restore to solve the problem; Partition Wizard is bootable from usb and allows the cloning of hard drives. Can I clone a ssd to USB memory stick and clone the USB back to the hard... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Backup and Restore' started by rdwray, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. rdwray Win User

    Cloning to USB memory stick


    Partition Wizard is bootable from usb and allows the cloning of hard drives. Can I clone a ssd to USB memory stick and clone the USB back to the hard drive as a precaution against ssd failure?

    :)
     
    rdwray, Sep 5, 2018
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  2. Cannot get Win10 to recognize a 128g usb memory stick.

    Hello Brad,

    To assist you with your concern, please answer the following:

    • Which device are you using?
    • Are you receiving any error message when you're trying to connect your USB Memory Stick?
    • Have you tried any troubleshooting steps?

    Looking forward to your response.
     
    Michael Rey, Sep 5, 2018
    #2
  3. Windows 10 Problem with usb port and old memory stick

    Hello Steve,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    We regret the inconvenience caused to you. We will be glad to assist you with your issue.

    • Does the issue occur when u try with different USB drive?
    • Did you install all the pending Windows update?

    I suggest you to first try and check with different USB Memory stick and check if the same issue occurs. Also try using your current USB memory stick in different USB port and check. Also install all the pending Windows
    updates and check. You can also try using the Memory stick on another system and check if its working fine.

    For now, you can try updating the drivers of the Memory Stick and check if it helps:

    Follow the steps to update drivers from the Device Manager:

    1. Right click on
    Start button, select Device Manager andEnter.

    2. Find the drivers which needs to be installed and also see if there are any warning symbols. If yes update the drivers.

    3. Right click on the Memory stich device and click on
    Update driver.

    Let us know the status of the issue. We will be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Sep 5, 2018
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  4. thraxed Win User

    Cloning to USB memory stick

    Installing windows off of a USB stick

    Step By Step from vista:
    From admin cmd prompt

    1. diskpart
    1a. list disk
    2. select disk 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    Copy Windows Vista's DVD ROM content to the Flash Drive

    xcopy d:\*.* /s/e/f e:\ (d being your vista cd and e being your usb stick)

    And that's it, boot off your usb disk
     
    thraxed, Sep 5, 2018
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