Bootable Windows 8
There is a new feature in Enterprise 8 or 8.1 called Windows To Go which enables you
to create portable Windows 8 or 8.1 to external drive and you can boot the
environment from the external drive at any computer. It refers to you just need to
bring the external drive such as a flash USB drive in your pocket, no matter where
you are going you can use the workspace.
Why Need Bootable Windows 8?
Recently, more and more people hope to take bootable Windows 8 anywhere. As for most
people, this means they can bring their work environment anywhere. In this way, it
becomes more convenient for them to do their work at home or when they are on
business. Besides, this way can separate home use computer and work computer, if
someone uses the same computer at home. In a word, taking bootable Windows 8
anywhere makes work more flexible than before.
What’s more, for some companies, it is possible for employees and employers to bring
their own device. In this situation, employers and employees can use Windows 8 only
for their work to reduce virus which may attack computers. Furthermore, there is no
worrying the overlap of personal and work use.
The Ways to Make Bootable Windows 8
People are attracted by the movable work environment which bootable Windows 8 can do,
therefore, they are looking for ways to make Windows
bootable USB disk. In order to help you take bootable Windows 8 anywhere,
there are ways as follows:
- Windows To Go
Windows To Go is the built-in feature in the edition of Enterprise Windows 8,
which can help you create bootable Windows 8. It is convenient for Windows 8
Enterprise users. However, if you are not the user of Enterprise Windows 8, what
can you do?
- AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard
Assistant Standard is a free partition management software which is able to help
you do bootable Windows 8 easily even though your system is not the edition of
Enterprise Windows 8. So with this software, you don’t need to worry in your
Windows there is no system the feature of Windows To Go.
How to Make Bootable Windows 8?
Before you do:
- Prepare a Windows 8 installation disc or ISO file
- Prepare a 13GB or bigger USB drive
Step1:Plug the USB drive on your computer.
Step2: Download, install and
launch the software. And then chooseWindows To Go Creatoron the
left wizards bar.
Step3:In the pop-window, click Browsebutton to
select Windows 8 installation file (named install.wim or install.esd) and then clickOKto
Step4:Click Proceed, the program will inform you
about something important. The data on this USB drive will be deleted and the
partition on USB drive will be formatted as NTFS file system. And then clickYesCreating
bootable Windows 8 will begin.
With the simple steps, you can make bootable Windows 8 with AOMEI Partition Assistant
and use it through a flash USB drive. Besides this feature, the other features of
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard can help you safely manage your partitions such
as extend partition wizard, convert MBR to GPT, and more
useful features please download AOMEI Partition
Assistant and have a try.