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Support for Windows To Go with Management of Native Encryption
Technical Articles ID:   KB82249
Last Modified:  10/22/2018


McAfee Management of Native Encryption (MNE) 4.x, 3.x, 2.x

Microsoft Windows 10 To Go 64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.x To Go (32-bit/64-bit)

For details of MNE supported environments, see KB79375.


MNE supports Windows To Go, a feature in Windows 8 Enterprise and later that allows these Windows versions to boot and run from mass storage devices such as USB flash drives and external hard disk drives.

MNE supports Windows To Go with the following requirements:
NOTE:  When using MNE to manage BitLocker, a pre-operating system boot password will be used for security rather than the Trusted Platform Module (TPM). This is because TPM is tied to a specific computer where Windows To Go drives will move between computers. For more details refer to the Microsoft site: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/library/hh831833.aspx.
IMPORTANT: MNE does not support Windows to Go when:
  • Created by any third-party tool
  • Created by any methodology other than those in the preceding list

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