Running XP on an external?

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  1. zooski

    zooski New Member

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    Is it possible to put BootCamp on an external drive and run XP off it?
     
  2. MUDFISH

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    good question... I would try it...
     
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    don't think it's possible. looked into this a few months ago.
     
  4. BlaqueMan

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    wait, this raises a question, i have a 15 gb ipod, is there ANY way i could put xp on THAT and then temporarily have it on my mac, like when i plu it in or something.

    that way i could play my compu2r gamez!1
     
  5. alverino03

    alverino03 Active Member

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    I know you can boot OSX off a firewire drive, don't know about XP though.
     
  6. BlaqueMan

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    hmmmmmmmmm
     
  7. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    i don't see why not.
     
  8. BlaqueMan

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    coudl someone try this? please, i really have no fucking clue how but i really wnna play my gamez and i think weve got something here people!
     
  9. alverino03

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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    i know you can boot winxp in parallels off of an external
     
  11. dbman96

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    wouldn't that be slow as balls though?
     
  12. skitcy

    skitcy uhm title! ok

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    You just need a firewire not usb external really.
     
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    I thought firewire wasn't really that much faster than USB2.0
     
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    FW800 FTW!
     

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