How To Boot Surface Go From A USB Drive

In this article, we will show you how to boot your Surface Go (1st Gen) and Surface Go 2 from a USB Drive in three different methods.

How to Boot Surface Go from a USB Drive

Booting a Surface Go from a USB Drive can be a little frustrating if you didn’t follow its specific procedure especially when your device can’t boot to Windows. In this article, we have everything you need to know to boot your Surface Go from a USB Drive.

To boot Surface Go from a USB drive, insert a bootable USB drive to the Surface Go’s USB port (required USB-C to USB-A dongle if you have a USB-A drive). Press and hold the volume down button. While holding, press & release the power button. When the Surface logo appears, release the volume down button.

Read on for a more in-depth guide on how to boot your Surface Go from a USB Drive.

Note These instructions apply to Surface Go (1st Gen) and Surface Go 2.

  1. Why Boot Surface Go From A USB Drive?
  2. Surface Go Boot From A USB: Preparation
  3. Surface Go Boot From A USB: When Surface Go is Off
  4. Surface Go Boot From A USB: When Surface Go is On
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