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    Windows In Your Pocket

    An interesting reading. Talk about extending Pen Drive functionality.

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    Re: Windows In Your Pocket

    The main question this raises is: Can you set your PC to boot from a USB Flash Drive?...!

    John
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    Re: Windows In Your Pocket

    I agree that not all machine could boot from a usb flash drive but it is now becoming common feature on many motherboards manufactured in the last couple of years. Anyway this maybe something that may probe to be useful in certain emergency cases.

    Also this is an alternative and equally interesting look on the use of usb pen.

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    Re: Windows In Your Pocket

    Bart's PE disk is really good, but why put it on a pen drive when CD and DVD media are cheaper and can be booted on almost any system?

    StuartR

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    Re: Windows In Your Pocket

    I think the main reason would be that it's easier to carry around a pen drive, than it is a CD or DVD.

    I felt the same way about the various LiveCD distributions of linux. After work replaced my notebook with a USB bootable version, I started looking at the LiveUSB distributions.

    Personally, I'll continue to use the CD version, as more computers will handle them. That is until CDs are no longer viable, and the pen drive rules the world.
    Christopher Baldrey

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