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Windows on Portable Hard Drive?

rileyfernholz

39 months ago

Is it possible to put windows on a portable hard drive, and then use it for whatever PC(without drives) I want? It would just be to test how games run. Could I use it as a main drive instead of having an internal HDD? Thank you for the help!

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  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Try asking on toms hardware

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Possible depending on Windows version but also unrealistic.
If intent on the process, tutorials readily available on the net.

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Get yourself a Retail copy of Windows 10 and then install it on a much faster/more portable SSD Jump Drive over a HDD. Will work because a retail version of Windows won't be locked to one single motherboard like OEM version.

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