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Windows 7: 2 O/S on separate HDD, not dual boot

22 Feb 2015   #1
philetus

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2 O/S on separate HDD, not dual boot

Will this work: Windows 8 installed on laptop main HDD, Windows 8 installed on SSD in caddy in DVD slot. Not installed in dual boot setup.Two separate boot loaders.
Can this boot either drive using F10 boot menu?


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22 Feb 2015   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

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Make sure you disconnect the HDD when you install on the SSD. Else you may end up with a double boot after all.

You can also run 1 system from an external SSD. eSata or USB3 are required. Else it is too slow from USB2.
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