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Old 04-06-2007, 02:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I tried to install an operating system on my external drive but it won't let me... it says its because I need special software to do this... probably because its hooked up through usb or firewire. Can anybody help me install XP on my external harddrive?
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Old 04-06-2007, 02:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There is a page here: http://www.ngine.de/index.jsp?pageid=4176 that explains how to do that. Best of luck to you!
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Old 04-06-2007, 11:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I had tried using the guide that penfold had suggested and it works great (I think). All of the files seem to install just fine... however, when I actually pick that os when I first boot up, XP loads for a1 sec and then bang... blue screen with an error stating that I may have viruses or something keeping it from running... restart now... yada yada yada. I'm pretty sure I rewrote the installation disk right... I did it step by step... anybody have any ideas as to what I should do?
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I had tried using the guide that penfold had suggested and it works great (I think). All of the files seem to install just fine... however, when I actually pick that os when I first boot up, XP loads for a1 sec and then bang... blue screen with an error stating that I may have viruses or something keeping it from running... restart now... yada yada yada. I'm pretty sure I rewrote the installation disk right... I did it step by step... anybody have any ideas as to what I should do?

if you would have extract my file above to your drive, it would have worked. you didn't need a guide. oh well, the time limit expired on it
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I figured I would try the guide first and forgot about your link. What else can I do?
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