Items tagged with WIMBoot

Microsoft just made it feasible to install Windows on a small capacity solid state drive (SSD) or hard drive with not much space left. Using a new deployment option called Windows Image Boot, or WIMBoot, users can install Windows 8.1 in just 3GB of space. This is an option that could come in handy if you're rocking a system with a 16GB SSD or eMMC storage -- by using WIMBoot, you'd be left with more than 12GB of free space (after accounting for the size of WIM plus a little extra for overhead), versus only around 7GB if installing Windows the traditional way. Bear in mind that this isn't a new... Read more...