Passwords+windows+usb+recovery

Showing results 1 to 20 of 115

Microsoft account security beefed up

[Correction] A log of recent account activity, an account recovery code and better control of notifications to be added in coming days. Microsoft accounts are used in Windows 8, Outlook.com and Skydrive.

December 9, 2013

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.

December 13, 2012

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.

May 24, 2012 by

xTreme Triple Booting: Linux, Mac & Windows

In my quest for Ultimate Freelancer Flexibility, I have purchased a MacBook, so that I can run Linux, Windows and Mac and be able to walk in to any development environment and start work instantly. No more installing software or waiting for passwords!

May 23, 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).

April 19, 2012 by

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.

September 20, 2011

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.

Top Stories