Bootcamp not seeing external drive.

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by vascott, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. vascott macrumors newbie

    Jul 1, 2007
    I know "Windows does not install on an external drive". I am not even to that point yet. I can not see an external drive using boot camp.

    Should I be able to? Any suggestions why I cant?

    The external drive IS formatted and partitioned with FAT32 (since I was not sure if the other options would work with Windows).

  2. dimme macrumors 65816

    Feb 14, 2007
    SF, CA
  3. RealaT macrumors regular

    Jan 6, 2008
    all bootcamp does is create a FAT32 partition to install a second OS onto. If you've already created the partition then you don't need bootcamp at all.

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