Installing windows 8 Tags: Configuration Flash Drive Windows 8 Last response: January 20, 2013 2:47 PM in Windows 8 Share adity8522 January 20, 2013 7:48:31 AM I want to ask if I can install windows 8 on a 32 gb removable flash drive? I want some fast booting up and shutting down. I will not remove the flash drive from the PC. Please Answer !! Any suggestions are most welcomed ! More about : installing windows unksol a b * Windows 8 January 20, 2013 8:13:31 AM It supports some removable options but as flash drives are EXTREMELY slow it would defeat the purpose. This is what SSDs are for but even a normal HDD would be way better than a flash drive. If you want fast booting and shutdown learn to use sleep mode. otherwise get an SSD. m 0 l Scott_D_Bowen January 20, 2013 10:03:02 AM You could put a virtual machine onto a USB flash drive using Windows Virtual PC or similar. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer johnbl a b * Windows 8 January 20, 2013 2:47:14 PM google how to make a "windows to go" USB thumb drive image http://tweaks.com/windows/52279/how-to-create-a-windows... I create one and it worked pretty well on usb 3.0, kind of slow on usb 2.0. also, you are going to want to get a fast USB thumb drive. (windows to go certified thumb drive's cost a lot) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInstalling old Windows 8 on new computer Forum SolvedRe installing windows 8.1 Forum SolvedRe-installing Windows 8 on a different HDD Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8 onto a new ssd Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 7 over Windows 8 Forum SolvedInstalling drivers on a freshly built pc with windows 8.1 x64bit Forum SolvedNeed help installing Windows 8 on MSI 970A G43 Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8 on a Hard Drive from a Dell Forum Solvedfrom 7 to 8 installing windows Forum SolvedUsing an old HDD on a 'new' PC / Re-installing Windows 8 to a 'new' PC. Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8 over Windows 2000 Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8.1 on new system build Forum Solvedproblems installing windows 8.1 on Gateway Model GM5259E Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8.1 Pro by replacing Windows XP Forum SolvedTrouble installing windows 8 from external hdd Forum SolvedI need help with installing windows 8. Forum SolvedWhat drivers and softwares you need after Installing Windows 8.1 ? Forum SolvedWhile installing windows 8.1p, Compatibility report? Forum SolvedPartitioning disk when installing Windows 8? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !