Operating System installation Tags: Hard Drives Windows 98 Storage Last response: September 19, 2012 9:29 PM in Storage Share SACKYBUBBA September 19, 2012 3:31:44 AM Hello, Can windows 98 be installed on an external "mybook" drive? More about : operating system installation | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove cl-scott September 19, 2012 5:10:48 PM No. Windows cannot be installed on external drives period. The lone exception to this would be Windows 8, and even then only within certain limitations. | Report abuse SACKYBUBBA September 19, 2012 9:29:39 PM SACKYBUBBA said:Hello, Can windows 98 be installed on an external "mybook" drive? THANKS | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Operating System installation> Related ressources: ForumFactory installation disc operating system ForumHave no operating system installation disk but need to use command prompt to rep ForumOperating System Installation Help... ForumCompaq Presario R3000 installation of operating system ForumHow to install an operating system on a new build computer ForumOperating system installation after motherboard taken out ForumDell operating system installation disk ForumInstall new operating system on laptop ForumOperating system not found after installing new hard drive ForumComputer won't install any operating system . ForumInstall new operating system on laptop ForumHd notebook how to install operating system ForumTrouble installing operating system not detected ForumNew SSD / ' Operating System Not Found' Issue ForumMissing Operating System on Backup HD ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumNo System Reserved created during Windows installation ForumJust installed an SSD...Works! - HDD now slows system down? ForumSystem : lenovo g560 dvd writer cant read only one program installation dvd, whi ForumWont let me make a system image. More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !