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    Triple boot osx, ubuntu, xp on usb hdd

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    Triple boot osx, ubuntu, xp on usb hdd
    Is it possible to triple boot mac osx, ubuntu, and windows xp from an external usb hard drive? i have a macbook at home, but i would like to triple boot from other macs and pcs as well. help needed.

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    Triple boot osx, ubuntu, xp on usb hdd
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    Not possible because Windows is restricted (by Microsoft) to only booting from an internal hard drive.

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    Triple boot osx, ubuntu, xp on usb hdd

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    Quote Originally Posted by chscag View Post
    Not possible because Windows is restricted (by Microsoft) to only booting from an internal hard drive.

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    What Windows doesn't know won't hurt it

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    Triple boot osx, ubuntu, xp on usb hdd
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    Quote Originally Posted by Babkockdood View Post
    What Windows doesn't know won't hurt it
    If you're hinting at a hack to install Windows to a removable drive, we do not discuss hacks here - especially those that violate the EULA.

    Regards.

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