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December 13, 2012 by

The ultimate Windows 8 upgrade FAQ

You've got questions about the Windows 8 upgrade. Can you burn the upgrade files to DVD or a USB flash drive? Is it possible to go from a 32-bit Windows PC to 64-bit? Who qualifies for cheap upgrades? I've got the answers you're looking for.

June 21, 2012 by

Microsoft refuses to bury the hatchet in Motorola patent spat

Microsoft has rejected an offer from Motorola to settle the patent battle between the two companies.The sprawling conflict has seen Motorola win an as-yet unenforced ban in Germany on Windows 7 and the Xbox 360, and Microsoft win a US import ban on some Motorola Android handsets.

May 24, 2012 by

Windows 8 start-up speed forces USB boot workaround

Microsoft has had to come up with a new way for Windows 8 users to boot from USB drives because the operating system's start-up time is too quick for the old method, the company has said.Since Windows 95, users have been able to press a function key such as F8 or F12 during start-up, to access advanced boot menus, debugging options and other features.

April 19, 2012 by

Microsoft recycles features in Windows 8 Enterprise

Microsoft has announced a partial list of features of Windows 8 Enterprise, with the majority already available in previous operating systems.One new feature in a list published by Microsoft on Wednesday was 'Windows To Go', a Windows 8 desktop which can be loaded onto USB stick, aimed at businesses keen to let employees bring their own devices to work (BYOD).

September 20, 2011

Windows 8: Windows To Go

One of the more interesting features of Windows 8 is Windows To Go, a way of installing Windows on, and running it from, a USB stick. It's something users have been demanding for some time (and was last seen with Windows 3.


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