dual boot from external hard drive?

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  1. tflournoy95 macrumors 6502

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    im in the market for a macbook and when i get iot i want to put windows on an external hard drive and use that to dual boot. is this possible? i am new to macs so i know nothing about it.
     
  2. Willis macrumors 68020

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    Nope. Windows won't boot off an external as far as I'm aware
     
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  4. old-wiz macrumors G3

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    There are threads discussing booting window from external, but it's not trivial. Try an mroogle search.
     
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