Posted 05 June 2009 - 11:24 PM
Installing a OS on a external drive can be done if the computer used for the install has the boot from USB, or other device, feature.
There is a major flaw with the portability, booting on other computers idea.
XP would have all of the drivers installed for the unit used to do the install.
When hooked to another computer the drivers wouldn't match up .
The drive might & might not boot but if it did after using it on a couple of different units it would probably develope a no boot problem.
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