Booting Xp from USB



Abbas
07-10-2005, 12:14 AM
HI Folks!
Is it possible to boot Windows XP from USB,
My mohterboard supports boot from USB.....
PLz detailed asnwers..
Bye

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 12:14 AM
Windows cannot boot from an USB drive. If your computer supports
booting from such device, you can load a boot loader to the USB device
which starts Windows XP from the hard drive. However, you cannot
install Windows XP on any external drive or USB device.

How-To: Boot Windows XP Off a Compact Flash Card
http://www.ehomeupgrade.com/entry/425/how-to_boot_windows

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Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

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"Abbas" wrote:

| HI Folks!
| Is it possible to boot Windows XP from USB,
| My mohterboard supports boot from USB.....
| PLz detailed asnwers..
| Bye


Booting Xp from USB