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I Want To Use An External Usb Hdd To Boot My Inspiron 1150

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#1 A and S Computing

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Posted 20 December 2005 - 11:20 AM

Hi There,
i have an inspiron 1150 and the hdd is giving me a disk read error, so i bought an external enclosure and a wd 40 laptop hdd, but i cannot sem to be able to load xp pro on this drive. do i need to add some drivers at the f6 option? Help please. (i cannot use the new hdd inside because the interface is different.

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Posted 20 December 2005 - 11:51 AM

Even if computer bios allows for booting from a usb device in the boot order, windows tends to balk at booting from a usb device.

Try this link for a possible solution http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/5735

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