Re: How do I install external usb hard drive for Vista in a dual boot
You can not install Vista to an external USB hard drive.
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"jcoane" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I want to install Vista on a usb external hard drive with C: remaining for
> XP. When I went to do a clean install on E:, the Vista installer tells me
> that it can not install Vista on a external usb or IEEE drive. Is this a
> fixable problem? Why would Vista care about the external drive being usb
> IEEE. Please help so I don't have to partition my small internal hard
> I am using a Dell Inspiron E1505 with 60hd, 2mb ram.