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Windows To Go

A Guide for Users and IT Professionals


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Joli Ballew
    Pages 1-9
  3. Joli Ballew
    Pages 11-32
  4. Joli Ballew
    Pages 67-88
  5. Joli Ballew
    Pages 89-108
  6. Joli Ballew
    Pages 109-137
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 139-141

About this book


Learn how to use, manage, deploy, and secure Windows To Go, the ultimate mobile edition of Windows 10, designed to boot directly from a USB stick. Learn how to use your Windows To Go drive to work at home and on the move and to access local and network resources from anywhere. You also will learn how to plan for, provision, deploy, and manage Windows To Go devices in the workplace in order to create an effective mobility solution for your users.

A Windows To Go drive can be booted on any PC that meets the Windows 7 or later certification requirements, regardless of the operating system running on that PC. This book will teach you how Windows To Go differs from a typical Windows installation on a desktop and you will understand how to:

  • Meet the necessary hardware and software requirements for Windows To Go
  • Boot your Windows To Go drive
  • Use Windows To Go, at home and on the road
  • Plan and deploy Windows To Go in the workplace
  • Secure and protect Windows To Go drives


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.GarlandUSA

About the authors

Joli Ballew is a Microsoft MVP and Windows expert. She has written almost 60 books, most on Windows technologies. She currently works at authoring and filming training videos, is an adjunct professor of technology at Brookhaven College in Farmers Branch, Texas, and teaches Microsoft certification boot camps at Collin College in Plano, Texas. Joli spends her spare time doing yoga and running, and spending time with her family. 


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