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Windows 8 is now Bootable from a USB Drive

 
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billb
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:03 am    Post subject: Windows 8 is now Bootable from a USB Drive Reply with quote

Windows has never been officially supported
by Microsoft to boot from an external USB
Drive. Its looking like Windows 8 will be.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's cool, for both PC and Mac owners.

Lots of people want to run Windows with their Mac but not ON their Mac.

Thanks for sharing the info.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome idea except for one issue...

Thats going to be one big usb thumb drive for it to work...

and worse still i woudn't install windows 8 it is always connected to the internet and always dials home to prevent hacking which means you couldn't customize anything on the o.s without it deactivating you
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:41 am    Post subject: Wndows NOT on a Thumb Drive Reply with quote

You don't need to use a Thumb Drive.
I think Microsoft is setting up Win8 to
be used on an external SSD connected
via USB-3. Sounds quite useable.
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