Tag Archives: Windows 8

Difference between Windows 8 Pro and Enterprise

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  A quick reference guide to show the differences between the two editions of Windows 8 follows. Hope it helps!     Windows 8 Professional Windows 8 Enterprise Bitlocker and Bitlocker to Go Yes Yes Boot to VHD Yes Yes Client Hyper-V Yes Yes Domain Join Yes Yes Group Policy Yes Yes Encrypted File System […]

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My Windows 8.1 Upgrade Experience

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This weekend I upgraded several of my Windows 8 machines to Windows 8.1 which I got from my MSDN subscription…  Here are a few notes on the experience… First, you will need new Keys for the Windows 8.1 installation. The old ones will not work, and the installation ask for it early in the process, […]

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Windows 8 – USB Drivers Signature Issue

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On Monday, I was trying to place a presentation on a USB drive on my Windows 8 machine, and after a several attempts (different ports and drives) I discover that the USB drivers in Device Manager all had issues.  I had no idea what had happened, as no matter what I did, they would not […]

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Windows 8 Impressions After 30 days

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I have been using Windows 8 RTM (and Office 2013 Preview)  on my primary laptop for about 30 days now, and have been very pleased with the experience. I am a semi-typical knowledge worker / technology consultant who travels a lot. My office is wherever I can find a small desk area and an internet […]

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview installed

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With just the right amount of hype, Microsoft releases Windows 8 Consumer Preview. It is far better than the developer’s release back in September 11, 2011 and you can tell they have been working fast and furious, keeping to a tight schedule.    Definitely good stuff. I installed it on one of my virtual machines, […]

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