Trouble Installing/Booting Windows 7 Installation from USB Hard drive

Hi Guys,

After days of trying and failing i came across this site and am hoping someone can help me. My hard drive failed recently so i purchased a new external usb hard drive and got a copy of windows 7 iso. I followed some guides about making a new partition and making the drive active etc but when i try to boot my other computer with the hard drive plugged in and ready i get NTLDR is missing message? I tried to re copy it a few times and have got nothing, a few times i get just a blank screen?

Does anyone have any ideas? I thought it was going to be more simple than this, apologise if there is more threads like this with answers to if someone could link me them i would be most grateful.




Windows can not work from an external hard drive.

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