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Aug 162012
 

It seems that the steps that I followed to get Windows 8 ‘installed’ on my external USB drive has inadvertently led to two things …

a/ I have obtained Windows 8 To Go

http://www.vsszone.com/how-to-create-a-windows-to-go-usb-drive-runs-windows-8-on-older-windows-7-pcs/

b/ I don’t by default have access to the Windows App Store

This is correctable as described in this article:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/hyperyash/archive/2012/08/15/enabling-windows-store-on-windows-to-go-machines.aspx

Essentially you use the Group Policy Editor (in my case on the local machine using gpedit.msc) to edit the group policy to ‘allow’ you to access the store.

So now I don’t get this:

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  One Response to “Windows 8 To Go – No Store?”

  1. […] 8 To Go is a neat way of running Windows 8 from a USB drive. I have written about it before, soon after I had stumbled across it for the first time.  I had the need just the other day to use […]

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