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Old December 7th, 2005, 04:50 AM   #1
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running operating system on external hardrive

I wonder if there is a programme that will allow me to say partition a section of my external hardrive and allow an operating system to be installed in that partition so that if I go onto someone else's computer I can run my editing programme off that partition instead of having to install the editing programme on their computer?
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Old December 7th, 2005, 09:26 AM   #2
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Your BIOS must support bootable externals. If it does, Windows XP and Linux can be run from an external, but I would not recommend it for daily use. We built Windows PE (command line Windows) onto a device for this purpose, but it can be problematic at times (using it on multiple machines).

In the PC realm, the device has to be USB. I know that Macs support bootable externals with Firewire, but I have zero experience with it.
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