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How to create WinPE bootable disk with EaseUS Todo Backup?

Updated on Apr 03, 2019 by Tracy King to Backup Utility

This tutorial will introduce detailed steps required to create a WinPE emergency/bootable disk with CD, DVD, USB or other devices for fixing unexpected system crash, system failure or boot problems. Follow to see how to create a WinPE bootable disk on Windows 10/8/7 PC on your own with simple clicks now.

Why Do You Need to Create a WinPE Emergency/Bootable Disk

As we all know that there are two types of Bootable disk that can help you bring the Windows system back to a healthy state when it corrupted or failed to boot. As we all know that both Linux and WinPE all support system recovery under system disaster. 

However, the Linux bootable disk is only for basic recovery. WinPE bootable disk brings more complete recovery functions for greate Windows users. You can check the table below to see the differences between Linus and WinPE bootable disks now:

  Linux Bootable Disk WinPE Bootable Disk
Media Linux Windows PE
Support hardware RAID - Yes
File backup - Yes
Disk and partition backup - Yes
Incremental backup - Yes
File recovery - Yes
Disk and partition recovery Yes Yes
Disk clone Yes Yes
Partition Clone Yes Yes
Wipe data - Yes
Check image - Yes
Mount image - -
Command shell - Yes
Backup management - Yes
Device management -


So how to create a WinPE bootable disk? EaseUS Todo Backup provides bootable disk function based on both Linux and WinPE to restore the system in case of system disaster. All you need is to download this software for free and install it on your computer to follow methods here in the below to create an emergency bootable disk for your PC now.

How to Create a WinPE Bootable Disk? EaseUS Todo Backup Can Help!

If you are just a single person and want to create a system bootable disk for your own PC or home computer, please follow these steps below:

1. Prepare a USB drive which can be written and read.

connet the USB to computer to create emergency disk

2. Launch and install EaseUS Todo Backup on the Computer B

3. Open the tool and click Tools - Create Emergency Disk.

create WinPE emergency disk

4. Select "Create WinPE emergency disk".

5. Select a bootable media type: here we choose USB drive.

create emergency disk to a usb

6. Click Proceed to create a bootable disk.

If you are a business owner or an administrator and you want to create system bootable disk for several computers, please follow to create a bootable disk of EaseUS Todo Backup Technician:

1. Prepare a USB drive or CD/DVD-Recorder, and a CD/DVD-R/W which can be written.

2. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup, click "Tools -> Create Emergency Disk".

Create emergency disk

3. Select a bootable media type: USB drive or CD/DVD.

Select media type

4. Click "Proceed" to create a bootable disk.

Tips: If you encounter any problems in the function, we suggest you create the bootable CD with your own CD-burning program, such as Nero.

Create a bootable disk with CD-burning program

You may export image.iso file via Export ISO of EaseUS Todo Backup or locate a file named "image.iso" in the "bin" folder under the installation directory of EaseUS Todo Backup.

  • 1. Load up Nero Burning ROM, select Recorder-> Burn Image -> select File image.iso.
  • 2. In the Burn option, select "Determine maximum speed" and "Write", then Burn.
  • 3. Done.

Image.iso file location

5. Reset the BIOS setup sequence. Press "Del" when you are restarting the computer. Move "Removable Devices" or "CD-ROM Drive" beyond Hard Drive. Press "F10" to save and exit.

6. Then you can boot from EaseUS Todo Backup bootable disk.