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Installing Windows Vista On Windows Xp Operating System

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#1 Siddharth Magazine

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 09:56 PM

Hi there. How you guys doing? Anyways, i have question, that my c: hard drive is almost full, and i am trying to install the windows vista operating system on my current windows xp profressional operating system. Now, how can i switch the location to save the windows installation from c: to k: which is an external hard drive, as i dont have enough space in my internal hard drive.



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#2 Billy O'Neal

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 10:37 PM

Generally, no. Vista uses a new type of bootloader, which needs to be able to see the vista partitions at boot. XP wont even work if the drive is not connected.

There is also the problem that no version of windows can install to USB disks.

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