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Installing windows 7 external optical drivee?

wil i be able to install windows 7 from a external optical drive? and if so. what would be a good optical drive to get? that is really good and reliable?
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  1. Yes, I use an external USB DVDRW to install on my home server. The one I have that only needs a single usb port for power is Liteon eTAU108-02.
  2. das_stig said:
    Yes, I use an external USB DVDRW to install on my home server. The one I have that only needs a single usb port for power is Liteon eTAU108-02.


    ahh thanks.. so like.. i ment by having no os on a computer. like i just put it together. the computer will recognize the eternal op drive? thats what im scared of.
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    Yes it should recognize it. You might have to go into the BIOS and tell it to look to the USB drives on startup.
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