Install Windows 7 to USB Hard Drive

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by nothvice, May 6, 2009.

  1. nothvice

    nothvice New Member

    May 6, 2009
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    Hello. I have an HP netbook and don't want to sacrifice my current installation on the internal drive to Windows 7 quite yet. So I have a 320gb external USB hard drive that I would like to boot Windows 7 off of. Unfortunately, the installation tells me Windows cannot install to USB hard drives. So my question is, how can I get Windows 7 installed on the hard drive so that I can boot it? Is there a way to install it via the command line in an already running copy of Windows? BTW, I am trying to install Windows 7 RC1.


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