Windows To Go is a feature in Windows 8 Enterprise that enables a computer to boot from devices such as USB flash drives and external hard drives.

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Manually install Windows 10 on a USB drive (Windows to go) [closed]

I am trying to create a USB stick with Windows 10 WTG (Windows to go) on it. I would like to use it to repair PC's and do services by booting on the WTG or other ISO's on it (using the tool EasyBCD). ...
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Can I install Windows to Go to a partition without wiping the drive?

I can use an initialized drive, that is to say, one partition smaller than overll disk size and the rest being empty space, if that helps
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Can I image a Windows to Go partition and deploy to a system partition?

I was considering using Windows To Go as a test bed, installing certain things to it and imaging the system once I know they work. Is it possible to deploy the image to a local drive? If so, what do I ...
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Windows 8.1 To Go inaccessible boot device error

I have a Windows 8 partition on my hard drive which I've been trying to get to boot into Windows. I first just boot into my drive, then I get a screen saying: :( Your PC ran into a problem ...
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Unset “Windows to go” on Windows 8.1

While trying to boot my Windows 8.1 OS I was able to make it seen as a Windows to Go OS, while now I moved back the HD internally. In order to enable BitLocker I need to remove the "Windows to Go" ...
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Can't make windows 7 to go bootable

I am trying to create a bootable Windows 7 To Go USB drive (It is possible, as looking in the sources folder it has install.wim). I followed this guide and I simply had to take out /f ALL as that ...
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UEFI not recognizing USB 3.0 drive

I would like to run Windows To Go on an external USB 3.0 drive and whenever it is plugged into my laptop, Windows should run instead of Ubuntu 14.04. I successfully installed and configured Windows ...
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Error installing Adobe Premiere CS6 on a removable drive

I try to install Adobe Premiere CS6 on a Windows To Go (Win7 Home 64-bit) installation and I get this error while installing: fatal: dw041: installdir is not on a local volume This is because Windows ...
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Windows To Go - prevent internal disks from going online

I created Windows To Go from Windows 8.1 Pro according to these manual http://www.howtogeek.com/196817/how-to-create-a-windows-to-go-usb-drive-without-the-enterprise-edition/. But host PC disks are ...
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Windows To Go Device using Windows Technical Preview

I have successfully made a Windows To Go Device by the steps in this Technet forum post: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/6991.windows-to-go-step-by-step.aspx Note: I ...
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What could possibly set Windows To Go certified USB drives apart from uncertified ones?

Since the choice between "Windows To Go"-certified drives is so limited (Microsoft - Windows To Go) and so expensive - I wondered if there could be anything as simple as a flag on the USB or just ...
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Windows To Go boot error 0xC00000E9 on USB 3.0 ports

I found a post (Windows to go usb 3.0 booting problems) which may be the answer but I wanted to throw this out there because the scenario described is not exactly the same and the error code is not ...
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Recover Windows to Go (BitLocker enabled)

How can I recover (maybe just use start up repair??) Windows to Go on USB? When I want to boot the PC it asks for the BitLocker password. I type it and it starts to boot. Then it crashes with an ...
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Can you build a Windows To Go device with Windows 8 Pro OEM? [duplicate]

Microsoft introduced a feature called "Windows To Go" with Windows 8 Enterprise allowing to install Windows on a USB mass storage device similar to Linux Live distributions. The documentation supplied ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 on portable HDD drive?

Currently I'm running Windows 8 on portable HDD (over USB cable). I'm trying to upgrade do Windows 8.1. First I had to enable Windows Store on Windows to Go (following instructions on ...
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Does provisioning a Windows to go drive delete all data?

I am thinking of creating a windows-to-go workspace, but need to know if creating the workspace will cause all data on the drive to be wiped or if it just creates a separate partition for the ...
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Usb only shows up at 'safely remove hardware'

I've got a Kingston Datatraveler Workspace 32gb that has 'windows to go' on it. After installing some updates and rebooting, I could not get past the bios screen. When I boot from my HD and just plug ...
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Windows to go usb 3.0 booting problems

why Windows to go don't boot from USB 3.0 in some PC? It start booting, but after few minutes shows blue screen with error: "Inaccessible Boot Device". On USB 2.0 works good. P.S. I use Kingston ...
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Windows 8 Professional X86 on Internal HDD being reconized as a Windows To Go

I just clean installed a copy of Windows 8 Professional I got from Dreamspark academic. And when I got to the start menu it says that I shouldn't unplug the usb on my windows to go session. Weird ...
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What is Windows To Go in Windows 8?

I know that Windows To Go is a feature in Windows 8 Enterprise. I want to know that what is it and how it works for what?
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Is there an equivalent to Windows To Go for personal use?

Windows To Go is one of the most exciting Windows 8 features to me - the ability to pack up your desktop environment and take it with you anywhere is extremely appealing. Unfortunately, it's only ...
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Which editions of Windows 8 support Windows To Go?

With the consumer previews of Windows 8, I was able to install and run Windows 8 off a thumbdrive/USB hard drive. Is this still supported in the retail release, and can I still do this using the ...