HI, I have been running into an issue and see if anyone else has had the same experience and what was the resolution. I am trying to get windows 8 to go, to work from a usb flash drive. I do all the steps that are necessary in order to get windows 8 to boot from the usb flash drive and to set it up. The problem I am facing is after the usb flash drive is complete and ready to install windows I get the continuous splash screen. I have setup a few usb flash drives from windows 7 and windows 8 both giving me the same exact problem. I am using a windows 8 eval copy 64bit enterprise edition. I have read that 32bit edition works just fine, however, I am trying 64bit and yes I always make sure that I am choosing the usb flash drive at the bootup screen. I have also tried using AOMEI which is a partition assistant program that will create the bootable usb drive for windows 8. It works for an external HDD, but I have not been able to get it to work for the usb flash drive. I am going over the instructions many times to make sure I have gone in order and everything turns out correct no errors, It's just it stays on the splash screen and that is as far as I get. Any help would be very greatful thanks in advance.