Re: 2 desktop computers in 2 locations. 1 USB bootable drive. Possib
If you are talking about running Vista from a typical usb drive forget it.
Won't happen and MS has stated in the past that the capability to boot from
a usb device will not be supported in Vista. You might be able to install
Vista in a virtual machine that is saved on an exFAT device and that would
be transportable but also would require a separate licence for the copy of
Vista in the virtual machine. I do not have further info on the
availability of exFAT usb devices but you can google on "exfat" to see what
is happening in that regard. None of this involves anything MS is doing.
It is all third party stuff.
The bottom line is that every installed copy of Vista requires its own
"lairdwh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I want to have 2 desktop computers, one in the city, one in the country,
> carry one bootable USB drive between them. (And I would backup to a
> serial SATA drive, internal).
> I heard that from a HP support person that microsoft is planning to
> this possibility in the future. What do you know about this. (And what
> searchable phrases might reveal their plans).