how to install Win XP on a external HD

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by James Titan, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. James Titan

    James Titan MDL Member

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    Does a working procedure exist? Appreciate advice!
     
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  3. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    look into ubcd4win ... they have methods to make it work for usb like win PE
     
  4. James Titan

    James Titan MDL Member

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    will have a closer look ,thanks.
     
  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Didn't test this but:
    If you can disassemble the external casing and get the hdd out, connect it directly to the mainboard, install xp and re-assemble the external usb drive, use easybcd to add it to the bootoptions.
     
  6. James Titan

    James Titan MDL Member

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    PC Desktop year 2009 with USB 2.0 and external HD Maxtor 320 GB