For all those users waiting for a good workaround to install Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server R2 to an external hard drive, here is the complete solution. So, if you want to install Windows 7 on an external hard drive, you need to follow the steps given below. We would like to thank fujianabc boot-land forum for this workaround. Windows Automated Installation Kit free download from Microsoft. Although we are not going to delete the contents of external hard drive, we recommend backing up your external hard drive contents before trying this guide.
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Tested with Ubuntu To do so:. Then launch Gparted from the Unity Dash. In the top-right drop-down box select the USB drive 16GB in my case , and you should see something like below:.
Install Windows from a USB Flash Drive
Previously, I have discussed the way to create a Windows 7 USB installer drive using the command prompt. Even though I have make it easy to follow, there are still some of you having some difficulty in the process. Recently, I have come across this little cool portable application that is able to do all the things covered in the previous tutorial in a breeze and without the command prompt. The application that I am talking about is WinToFlash.
Although USB flash drives are undoubtedly convenient, that doesn't mean flawless operation with every computer is guaranteed. Windows offers automated steps and detailed methods you can take to hunt down and resolve the problem and resume using your drive. Ensure Windows recognizes your drive.