Installing operating system on external hard disk Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Disk Drive Windows XP Last response: February 24, 2011 10:34 PM in Windows 7 Share Sputnik1 February 24, 2011 11:35:29 AM Hello, I am atempting to install windows 7 and XP on a 500gb disk drive, I also have an 80gb drive with Linux currently running on it. Is there anything that I should do so that I can access all three More about : installing operating system external hard disk hang-the-9 a c 267 $ Windows 7 February 24, 2011 1:50:33 PM To get a fresh menu (external drives not good to install an OS on) install XP, install Win 7, install Linux. you should get a boot menu to access all 3. Or get a boot manager: http://www.bing.com/search?q=boot+manager&src=IE-Search... maziar321 February 24, 2011 10:34:47 PM It should also be mentioned that windows 7 will not allow you to install on a hardrive that is using usb. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumInstalling operating system on external hard disk ForumHow to install operating system in a external hard drive ForumInstalling applications and Operating System in external HDD ForumHow to identify the operating system on a hard disk ForumOperating system not found after installing new hard drive ForumOperating system not found after installing new hard drive ForumInstall OS in external Hard Disk ForumCan I add a second hard drive with a different operating system without creating ForumWhen i open my external hard disk and dont find my files but the same size as if ForumHow do you install back an operating system on a hard disk that has been sanitiz ForumLoading operating system ... Please help! ForumHard drive (SATA) with operating system converted to external usb ForumSSD Upgrade and Operating System Configuration ForumTrouble installing operating system not detected ForumWindows xp from external hard disk ForumBooting Windows XP from an external hard disk ? ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine Forum[Solved] Question about installing Windows 7 on Raid 0 ForumWindows System Builder OEM version question ForumPutting the system disk in a removable rack More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !