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Windows 8 Will Run From USB Thumb Drive

CWmike (1292728) writes | more than 2 years ago

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CWmike writes "Windows 8 will include a new feature that lets IT administrators provide workers with a portable Windows environment on a USB thumb drive. Called 'Windows To Go,' the feature seems aimed at enterprises that want to equip employees with 'complete managed Windows images' that they can use to turn a PC into a doppelganger of a secured in-house machine. It's not known whether individuals will be able to use Windows To Go for the same purpose. It's also unclear whether Windows to Go comes with a price tag: One report, based on a briefing with reporters at BUILD on Monday, said that the feature will cost about $50 per seat. Microsoft declined to provide more information about the feature, other then to refer to its a two-and-a-half-hour demonstration of some of the operating system's key components and changes that left many questions about Windows 8 unanswered, analysts said."
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Another MS innovation (1)

fireman sam (662213) | more than 2 years ago | (#37403798)

Just like Linux can do. Just like Mac OSX can do. Just like DOS can do.

Damn, the folks at MS are smrt.

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