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aah.. didnt think about somebody is using something different than NTFS biggrin.gif
one more thing.. you will have to make a bigger partition for win 7 to run properly.. i take 20gig at least due 8gb win folder some gigs the program files folder and the cachefile!

Ah that's true, I was just going by the .iso size, I'll definitely do that, thanks again.
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Windows 7 won't boot from USB ...
    
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Windows 7 won't boot from USB ...

it will
http://www.drwindows.de/windows-anleitungen-und-faq/21189-windows-7-usb-stick-externe-hdd-installieren.html

sry that it is german
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