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Windows 7: DOS External HDD


08 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
DOS External HDD

Hiya Guys,

I need help, I have a External HDD with windows Ultimate on it, but how do i get that HDD to boot from Start, I have tried to select it in setup but no luck

Please help


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08 Dec 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Reilly,

The external HDD will have to be connected via eSATA at both ends without any adapters for it to be recognized as a boot drive for Windows 7. This will be the only way for Windows 7 to see it the same as an internal HDD to use at boot like this.
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