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Run XP on partitioned external HD?


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Is it possible to install an OS on an external HD? I want to partition my external for storage and then run XP on the other partition. Is this possible?

If so... how do I get XP to install on the specified partition of the external?
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Windows will not run from an external drive - period.

If you want an OS on an external drive that you can boot from machine to machine, you'll need to look to Linux.

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