Anyone successfully installed Windows 8 via bootcamp on EXTERNAL drive?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by tmanto02, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. tmanto02 macrumors 65816


    Jun 5, 2011
    Title says it all - I want to install Windows 8 on an external hard-drive via bootcamp. I would use either usb 3.0 or thunderbolt. Has anyone done this yet?
  2. oGu macrumors regular

    Sep 19, 2007
    I am also very interested about this topic aince I tried windows 8 go on a usb drive and it refuses to boot saying that there is something wrong with my install.
    Do I need a windows go compatible drive or can I use a thunderbolt drive?

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