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Old 10-07-2007, 10:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is It possible To install XP from an External HD.

Well just as the title says is it possible, I have an XP Pro disc but I don't know whether its my CD drive or harddrive which is messed up.

I formatted my pc, all went fine windows copied files over. But now its coming up "Disk Read Error" Regardless of Boot Order, and the CD drive makes strange noises. so I wan't to try and install windows off a external harddrive to check thats its not the internal drive before I go out and buy a replacement. So I need a way to install XP from an external USB drive.

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Old 10-07-2007, 06:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Is It possible To install XP from an External HD.

copy i there and boot from a bart pe cd. then head to setup.exe
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