Windows out of external HD?

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

  1. TimJim macrumors 6502a

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    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

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    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

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    It will work it just takes time, i have gotten it to work. use this link for help http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=191777 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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