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Ordering “Windows to Go”: how to create a bootable Windows 8 USB thumb drive | Ars Technica

June 10th, 2012 Comments off

Ars Technica creates a bootable LiveUSB of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview:

To get an idea of what can and cant be done with Windows to Go, I built my own installation of the OS—a task that is not for the faint of heart, as it involves the command line.

via Ars Technica

Categories: Desktop, How To, Windows PE

HOW TO: Dual-boot XP and Vista

October 18th, 2006 1 comment

APC Magazine includes some information on WinPE and the GParted LiveCD in their instructions on dual booting Windows XP and Vista.

Super-Simple System Recovery

September 28th, 2006 3 comments

SmallBusinessComputing.com reviews Symantec’s Backup Exec System Recovery Desktop Edition 6.5, which utilizes a Windows PE LiveCD to perform system restores of broken systems.

You probably don’t need to be told how important — make that critical — it is to regularly back up your company’s data. But it’s almost as important to have complete system backups as well, because desktop systems have become complicated beasts — containing updates and patches, user profiles, application preferences and myriad other customized settings. Restoring these can take hours or even days, during which time you have an unproductive employee.