Operating systems on a second hard drive Tags: Configuration Laptops External Hard Drive Systems Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: November 5, 2009 3:10 PM in Windows XP Share grahame November 5, 2009 11:12:53 AM hi i want to use an external hard drive to store information on so that i dont clog up my laptop with loads of stuff, will i need to add an operating system to this as well as my laptop hd More about : operating systems hard drive pat mcgroin November 5, 2009 12:19:10 PM No you can just use it as usual. Just be sure that it is plugged in when you go to launch a program that is on it. grahame November 5, 2009 3:10:57 PM thankyou pat, much appreachiated Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCan i install a second hard drive with its own operating system im using sata Forum Can I add a second hard drive with a different operating system without creating Forum SolvedI want to install six operating systems on one hard drive, need help Forum SolvedTwo operating systems on two different hard drives Forum Solved2 Hard drives with 2 operating systems Forum SolvedHow to delete one of two operating systems on same hard drive. Forum SolvedI have a simple question regaurding hard drives and operating systems. Forum Solvedinstalling second drive with windows xp into a windows 7 operating system Forum SolvedSwapping hard drives with different operating systems Forum Solved2 Hard Drives and 2 Operating Systems Forum Solved2 Hard Drives and 2 Operating Systems Forum Solved2 Hard Drives and 2 Operating Systems Forum SolvedTwo Hard Drives, Two Operating Systems? Forum SolvedTwo hard drives two operating systems Forum want to install two operating systems on one hard drive Forum SolvedNew PC Build, New Operating System, Old Hard Drive Forum Solvedhow do i transfer specific files and operating system from one hard drive to another? Forum SolvedBuilding a new computer and I want to use my old hard drive but I'm getting a new operating system Forum SolvedCan I transfer a hard drive to another pc and use the operating system instantly? Forum 2 operating systems on 2 hard drives Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !