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Windows 7: Installing Windows 7 On An External USB HD And Use It As Internal HD


24 Sep 2011   #1

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
Installing Windows 7 On An External USB HD And Use It As Internal HD

Hello,

how to install windows 7 on an external HD (enclosure plugged via USB) in order to use it as primary internal HD.

Thank you.

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24 Sep 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

You can't, at least not without a lot of trickery that will likely backfire on you latter on. Why do you want to do this?
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24 Sep 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

Only if its connected with eSATA, not USB which is the bottleneck prohibiting Windows 7 install.
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