Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Apr 2011 23:13 UTC
Windows "Windows 8 build 7850.0.winmain_win8m1.100922-1508 contains a number of references to a brand new feature in Windows: Portable Workspaces. Microsoft will allow Enterprise customers to create USB storage driven copies of Windows. 'Portable Workspace is a Windows feature that allows you to run Windows from a USB storage device', notes Microsoft in its description of the feature inside Windows 8." So, yeah, something we've been waiting for in Windows since, well, forever. Also, push notifications, a screenshot tool and a new webcam application have been discovered as well.
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Bart PE
by Alfman on Sat 16th Apr 2011 03:04 UTC
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BartPE already offered this feature with XP.

Of course, being third party, it would never be condoned by MS, never the less, it was impressive. I believe they based it on the windows installation environment. Never the less, I was surprised when I was able to install and run all the usual windows applications off of a "windows live CD" without any trouble at all.

I don't know if BartPE was able to do windows vista or 7 because of the new DRM in those kernels.

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