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Windows To Go Demo

Last year I wrote about some of my tips for a BYOD strategy in education, one of which was to support Windows To Go. Since then a few more devices have been certified for Windows To Go use including the super-secure Spyrus USB 3.0 Windows To Go stick. Something that’s not always straightforward to perform is a live demo of the technology in action, so a Windows To Go demo video would be helpful, right?

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How To: Enable Boot To Desktop In Windows 8.1

One of the most opinion-splitting features of Windows 8 and 8.1 is the “modern” user interface (formerly known as Metro) that has become the Start screen and default user experience when they first log in to a Windows 8 or 8.1 device. I really like the live tiles and rich personalised information that I get from the Start screen but on traditional non-touch devices sometimes it makes sense to to boot directly to the familiar Windows desktop that’s been around for nearly 20 years. Windows 8.1 introduced the ability to boot to desktop. Let’s take a look at how to enable it.

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And Now for Something Completely Different

I will be moving on from my role as Office 365 Education Deployment Specialist some time in December 2013 to become a Windows Technical Solutions Specialist (TSS).

167 weeks ago I began a journey which, at the time, I thought would only last a few months. I joined Microsoft in the UK as a contractor Live@edu Deployment Specialist and my job was to help customers across the UK roll out this thing nicknamed “the cloud”. In the three years since September 2010, as a team, we have been phenomenally successful and it has been one of the most insightful, inspiring and ultimately satisfying experiences I’ve ever had. There are now over 110 million people using Office 365 Education around the world!

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