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  1.    28 Jan 2015 #10
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    What would be a good size of USB 3.0 ? 4GB, 8GB, 16GB? I would like to try the USB option first.
    If I have an extra HDD and would like to use it as a dual booting, would affect my main win 8.1.1 pro?

    Thanks,
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  2.    28 Jan 2015 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by ered View Post
    What would be a good size of USB 3.0 ? 4GB, 8GB, 16GB? I would like to try the USB option first.
    If I have an extra HDD and would like to use it as a dual booting, would affect my main win 8.1.1 pro?

    Thanks,
    An 8GB stick will be sufficient, I think it's pretty hard to find 4GB one's these days. Don't boot it through a USB 3.0 hub though, it probably won't work.
    The dual boot idea should work fine for ya.
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  3.    28 Jan 2015 #12
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    @Edwin,
    Thanks, I will go shopping for a 16GB later, cause is only 2 dollars cheaper.
    I will buy this one :: 16GB Silicon Power Blaze B20 USB 3.0

    USB 3.0 interface
    - Read speed up to 120MB/sec; write speed up to 50MB/sec (Transfer rates may vary depending on capacity and system platform)
    - Fully compatible with USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1
    - Color changes while operating temperature is higher than 31C
    - True plug and play, no external power required
    - LED indicates the usage status
    - SP Widget free download provided

    128GB = Read 200 MBs/ Write 80 MBs
    64GB = Read120 MBs/ Write 50 MBs
    32GB = Read 90 MBs/ Write 40 MBs
    16GB = Read 40 MBs/ Write 20 MBs
    8GB = Read 40 MBs/ Write 10 MBs
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  4.    12 Mar 2015 #13
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    10 Pro Preview x64

    Just to note since v.2 Rufus now has option to create a Windows To Go USB or a Standard Windows installation. You want the Standard Windows installation for this tutorial.
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  5.    12 Mar 2015 #14
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
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    Thank you Adam.

    Where's that option at? I see it listed in the changelog, but I don't see it below.


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  6.    12 Mar 2015 #15
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    At the last stage, before pressing start it will show the windows to go option. It has to be the regular version of Rufus, not the portable version.

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  7.    12 Mar 2015 #16
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    Ah, I see. Thank you.
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  8.    12 Mar 2015 #17
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    I'm a little confused by the following:

    <<To boot from an external UEFI USB flash drive, be sure to temporarily disable Secure Boot and enable CSM in your UEFI firmware settings until the Windows installation is finished.>>

    I can disable Secure Boot but can find no reference to "enable CSM" in my UEFI BIOS. Where do I find that?

    HP laptop.
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  9.    12 Mar 2015 #18
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    Wynona, your BIOS made show it as Legacy mode
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  10.    12 Mar 2015 #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Wynona, your BIOS made show it as Legacy mode
    The laptop I'm referring to is not Legacy, Dude. I have two Legacy BIOS and two newer UEFI machines.

    The next one in line for dual boot is my newest laptop; hence my question about UEFI. I have disabled Secure Boot, but haven't found a reference to CSM in the settings.
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