Re: Maxtor External Drive not recognized
That is not Windows XP. That is Windows XP PE.
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
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Quote from George Ankner:
If you knew as much as you think you know,
You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!
"Mike Byrns" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Sure you can. I carry XP around on my keyring...
> "Richard Urban" <richardurbanREMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> You couldn't boot Windows XP from an external USB drive either.
>> Richard Urban
>> Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
>> (For email, remove the obvious from my address)
>> Quote from George Ankner:
>> If you knew as much as you think you know,
>> You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!
>> "Mike Byrns" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> Wow. That's a broad statement. You can boot Windows XP, Linux and
>>> MacOSX from compatible Firewire drives with the proper BIOS support.
>>> Booting from USB is even easier. The truth is, you can't boot from
>>> removable storage in Vista just too keep the DRM-holders happy. If you
>>> could boot from a giant external HDD you could make their media
>>> portable -- bring it to a friend's house for a private showing of media
>>> that was licensed for your use only. This is purely a business decision
>>> on the part of Microsoft to convince media companies that they can be
>>> like Apple an be trusted as a digital media delivery platform.
>>> "Peter Foldes" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> You cannot boot to Vista or any other OS from an external Hard Drive
>>> Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
>>> Requests for assistance by email can not and will not be acknowledged.
>>> "Sally" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>> Maxtor One Touch 111 Firewire 400/USB 300 GB Portable Drive.
>>>> Vista Premium OS
>>>> USB 2
>>>> How do I get my drive to be recognized? Yellow exclamation mark in
>>>> Manager with error message "This device cannot start. (Code 10)".
>>>> My Maxtor Drive worked flawlessly under XP.