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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


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

Windows 10 Education 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?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Sep 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP


Only if its connected with eSATA, not USB which is the bottleneck prohibiting Win7 install.
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