Cannot partition external drive?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by brianr19, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. brianr19 macrumors member

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    Hello. I have a MacBook with a 120 gb internal drive but it is too small for me so i took it out. I have decided to use my 500 gb usb drive as my primary drive. I tried to use bootcamp and i get the message "You cannot partition an external disk drive. Restart your computer using your computer's internal startup disk." Is this true or is there something i can do about this? It would be nice to have 250gb for OSX and 250gb for Windows 7. Any help is much appreciated!
     
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    #2
    You cannot use Bootcamp for this
    But search using MRoogle and you will find ways around this limitation
     

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