Booting operating system from pen drive is now a new thing but ‘Windows To Go’ feature in windows 8 operating system would make it legal and supported. With ‘Windows To Go’ you can carry each and every data of your system, including operating system, personal files and folders to any computer you want. You just need to plug pen drive to a system and start using your data, no installation, nothing else required. It’s just like carrying laptop hard disk in a tiny pen drive. Moreover, you can manually select and deselect data you want on the pen drive. You can exclude some boring songs, or images of your boss that you don’t want to place anywhere.
Latest Windows 8 also brings in support for USB 3.0 which is said to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 users. ‘Windows To Go’ with USB 3.0 would reduce latency and helps windows 8 run much faster with pen drive. However, it’s no denying the fact that ‘Windows To Go’ feature of windows 8 depends on size and quality of pen drive, and also on system configuration. Good RAM is most important aspect of it. One important thing to note here is the size of pen drive should be large enough to hold such a bigger data. As Windows 8 is not lightweight as Linux, cheaper pen drives might get damaged due to overheating so its better to opt for better PD’s while using ‘Windows To Go’ in your system.
Windows To Go explained with video
Windows 8 by Microsoft is expected to available in the market by early 2012. So lets wait and watch what more ‘Windows To Go’ has in store for us.