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Intalling windows XP on an external usb drfive

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February 4, 2011 2:34:35 PM

how to install win xp on an external hdd(seagate).I tried but after copying files the system reebooted and gvet an error message with blue screen (0000007b) what is the reason can anybody help me?
February 4, 2011 2:42:33 PM

bennybinny said:
how to install win xp on an external hdd(seagate).I tried but after copying files the system reebooted and gvet an error message with blue screen (0000007b) what is the reason can anybody help me?

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February 4, 2011 2:45:37 PM

You can't boot a windows XP from an external drive.

When windows xp boots, it reinitializes all USB devices. When doing so, all usb devices are momentarily disabled and turned off. When this happens, windows loses access to the drive it is installed on, and crashes.
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