Windows out of external HD?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by TimJim, Aug 31, 2007.

  1. TimJim macrumors 6502a

    May 15, 2007
    can i install and run windows out of an external hard drive. how do i do this and what would i need?
  2. ethernet76 macrumors 6502a

    Jul 15, 2003
    From the Bootcamp FAQ:

    In the Windows XP Startup Disk control panel (installed from the Macintosh Driver CD), external FireWire and USB startup disks are not recognized.
  3. jakeguy99 macrumors regular


    Jan 21, 2007
    It will work it just takes time, i have gotten it to work. use this link for help if you scroll downa bout half way it will tell you how to do it, make sure you partition your external drive the proper way though.

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