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Difference between Windows 8 Pro and Enterprise

  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 …

My Windows 8.1 Upgrade Experience

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 …

Windows 8 – USB Drivers Signature Issue

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 …

Windows 8 Impressions After 30 days

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 …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview installed

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 …