Go Back   Hardware Canucks > HARDWARE > Storage

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old October 16, 2009, 07:57 PM
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 4
Default External Bootable HDD

Is it possible to boot to Windows XP pro from external USB HDD?
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old October 16, 2009, 08:15 PM
Arinoth's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Halifax
Posts: 9,165

You wouldn't really want to as it would take longer to boot up then it would an internal hard drive as usb is slower then sata and typically external hdds are only 5400RPM
Here I am: here I remain
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Powering External HDD from Molex? CroSsFiRe2009 Power Supplies 4 July 31, 2009 08:01 PM
External HDD speed? Delavan Storage 3 April 15, 2009 07:23 AM
External hdd Detection Issue Supergrover Troubleshooting 17 March 31, 2009 03:25 PM
External HDD Inik Storage 4 March 1, 2009 04:33 PM
External HDD what to buy dougie Storage 8 October 17, 2007 04:54 PM