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Windows 8 Portable Workspace, where is it?!

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Windows 8 Portable Workspace, where is it?!


    Ok, I'm up the wall on this, I'm trying to get a copy of Windows to install on a flash drive and boot from BIOS, but there's almost now way of doing so.

    I remembered that Windows 8 7850 build had or has a feature called Portable Workspace where Windows will install onto a flash drive so you can take it to any puter you please. That's great and all, but where in the blue hell is it?! :stomp: It's like it's not there. Do I need something special to do something to it or what?


    Thanks! :bounce:

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    Windows 8.1


    Hi there, this feature is only for windows 8 enterprise edition. Are you running that?
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    I have one I setup from Windows 8 Pro X86. See here:

    Windows 8 To Go - Setup on a USB Flash Drive or USB Disk

    also here

    [Tutorial]Windows 8 to Go without Enterprise Edition - Microsoft (Windows) Discussion & Support - Neowin Forums

    The key is to have a fast USB 3 flash drive. I tried a 16GB Kingston DataTraveler G4 and it would not work. Got a PNY 16GB USB 3 and it works great. Boots quickly and runs well.
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