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how to make windows vista install work on your external hdd

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by briancieslar, Sep 20, 2008.

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  1. briancieslar

    briancieslar Thread Starter

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    how to make windows vista install work on your external hdd?
     
  2. xDatWun

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    Why do you wish to install windows vista on your external hdd?
     
  3. briancieslar

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    beacuse i can and i want 2, i dont wanna use xp an't more and my mum only wanna use xp on the normal hdd, so can u pls help me out or not?
     
  4. -Fabez-

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    Create a second partition on the internal hard drive and install Windows Vista to there.
     
  5. briancieslar

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    Lol i do not want vista on internal hdd, i want it on external hdd
     
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    A usb drive is not as fast as a nornal hard drive, so Windows Vista will be slow. Why are you refusing to have Xp and Vista on the internal hard drive, it will be the easiest method. If the computer is powerfull enough, you could put Windows Vista onto a virtual computer.
     
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    Where is you get the information that you can boot to Vista on a external drive?
    Please post a link to the above information.
     
  8. -Fabez-

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    My first sentance is theretical.
     
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    While not completely stable that I know of cause I haven't played with it much.
    I know they are actively working on it to stabilize it more.
    Think BartPE for Vista.

    WinBuilder is what you are looking for.

    http://winbuilder.net/news.php
     
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