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Windows 7: Can this work for install on USB?

01 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
Can this work for install on USB?

Install Windows 7 FAST without a DVD or USB device[3]=Installation%20and%20Setup

Would that tutorial work to install Windows 7 on a USB external drive, since the setup of windows 7 deosnt let you install on a USB, but this seems to bypass setup.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Mar 2010   #2
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Try it.

About one report per week of another Win7 install to USB flash or HD.

But it's deadly slow, by all reports.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

Well, it is a USB 3 drive, but I only plan to use it to make a version that has all my programs pre-installed.
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