Win 7 on Dell Mini 9 with an external HDD? Tags: Configuration External Hard Drive Dell Windows XP Windows 7 Last response: March 29, 2010 4:32 PM in Windows 7 Share lkn118 March 29, 2010 1:02:50 PM Hi, My Dell Mini 9 is running Windows XP Home SP3. I would like to upgrade it using an external HDD, my 8GB SSD could not handle it. (Insane though) Is there some way to install it and boot from external HDD? More about : win dell mini external hdd Zoron a b $ Windows 7 March 29, 2010 4:32:00 PM I'm surprised it runs XP with only an 8GB SSD.... I thought the minimum system requirements for XP were 10GB of free hard drive space. You're better off upgrading that drive than using an external hard drive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWin8 in External USB2 HDD attached to Mac mini NOT detect Mac mini's native sata HDD Forum SolvedCan I boot and run my Win7 OS drive from an external HDD? Forum i cant able to see the contents of my external hdd in win7.....pls help Forum SolvedInstalling Toshiba 3TB HDD on Win7 Ultimate 64 bit Dell 8300 Forum SolvedHow do i get win 7 32 bit to recognise a 2tb expansion external hdd Forum computer dell optiplex gx280 won't recognize external hard drive after win 7 update Forum SolvedDell computer Crashed HDD want to install Win 7 OEM Help Forum Dell inspiron mini 10 win7 restore windows 7 from usb Forum How can I upgrade my WinXP laptop to Win7 using an external HDD formatted with Win7 from a different laptop ? Forum too much ram usage on my dell xps 15, win 8.1, 16gb ram, i7-4702hq, gt750m, 32gb ssd + 1tb hdd Forum Can't install Win 7 on SSD (Dell mini 10) Forum Which EXTERNAL HDD works best with Win7 Pro BACKUP Utility? Forum Pls help me my win 7 professional cannot access my external toshiba Hdd Forum Running Win7 from external hdd for use with mac Forum My pc wont initialize my wd external hdd win7 Forum Transferring programs and files from XP HDD/External HDD to Win7 HDD Forum How to stop auto-detecting external hdd at boot up Win 7 Forum External HDD visible in Win7 but not XP Forum Solvedconnect external HDD - mini USB as internal SATA in PC Forum Esata external HDD not auto-detected in Win7 even after enabling AHCI Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !