boot from external hdd - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 06-21-2006, 08:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 20
Default boot from external hdd

ok my house got struck by lightning so i have 3 computers lying around so i decide to build a computer.... i have a mac os x hard drive and a windows hard drive i was wondering if either one would allow me to have 1 internal hdd and then boot from 1 external hdd... by the way the mac os x is a SATA.
__________________

xboxh4ck3r is offline  
Old 06-22-2006, 12:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
CntdwnToExtn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Parents Basement...Still
Posts: 1,746
Send a message via MSN to CntdwnToExtn
Default

if you want to boot from an external hard drive.

in the bios, intergrated perephrials? i think tha's where it is, there is a first boot, second boot, etc

set it to external or similar.
__________________

__________________
[110.7896] Getting up from chair
[112.8798] Walking to fridge
[118.5234] Opening Fridge
[119.1439] CntdwnToExtn panic - no beer: Fridge empty!


CntdwnToExtn is offline  
Old 06-22-2006, 02:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 20
Default

yea i know that but would i be able to boot diffrent operating systems on the same computer
xboxh4ck3r is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.