Using Windows from USB (not HDD)

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by motorkiran, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. motorkiran macrumors newbie

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    Hi, i want to use windows from usb, not hdd. I dont want to use parallels or bootcamp, just want to plug my 32 gb toshiba usb into rmb and use windows.

    How can i do that ?
     
  2. BleepToBleep macrumors member

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    same as using an external HDD in USB3, but you should use a USB3 stick for better performance, otherwise it's going to be extremely slow.
     
  3. motorkiran thread starter macrumors newbie

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    hi, i expected that it's same too but it is not.

    i plug my external hdd and my usb stick. mpr doesnt recognize usb stick for windows installation.

    are you surre ? is there any advice ?
     
  4. kensic macrumors 6502

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    you have 2 questions here.

    1) is can you use windows from usb....yes you can

    2) u dont want to use parallels or bootcamp.....you can not install windows w/o running those applications.


    you can't just install windows by popping in windows 7 disc with osx setting up certain things up first. *or can you?*
     

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