Tjj226_Angel Posted August 24, 2012 Posted August 24, 2012 Fall semester started a few days ago and I am taking a lot of engineering courses. As a result all the students get to use workstation type laptops in class, however there is a problem. The IT guys were so anal about security of their laptops, that they have practically made it impossible to use any of the programs we need for class and homework. The IT department said they would get it fixed, but I have a solution that might offer a bit more perks (provided that it works). Now since I have all the programs such as matlab and CAD already, I was thinking about using the 60GB agility 3 I recently purchased from Qeenz as a separate boot drive that I could simply use for my classes. The primary reason why I think this would be a great idea is so that instead of writing down all my notes based off the result of my calculation or whatever, I could just take a screen shot and save it to my drive instead and simply plug it into any of my computers at home to study. However, there is a problem. The school has administrator locks, BIOS locks, and every type of lock known to man on these laptops. Now I was contemplating how I would be able to change the boot order of the drives so that I could boot from my drive and then I remembered that the windows install CD usually has the option to allow you to restart and boot from the disk without going into the BIOS at all. I was wondering of there would be a program that I could use to do essentially the same thing with an external drive. Quote Share this post Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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