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Old 07-30-2007, 11:54 AM   #1
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Install XP Pro on External USB Hard Drive & Boot

I explored the above topic and found either too technical answers or that it could not be done.
I have Win XP Home
Is there any better solution?


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Old 07-30-2007, 12:13 PM   #2
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unless your bios supports booting from usb and very few do,you cannot do it
https://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device.../usb-boot.mspx



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Old 07-30-2007, 02:38 PM   #3
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My bios does support USB hard drive booting. Is there a driver that I can use to all Windows to boot the hard drive?

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Old 07-31-2007, 10:55 AM   #4
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look at the last post
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