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Intalling Windows XP on a 4gb pendrive.

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I wanted to install Xp on a 4gb pedrive. I know installing it from a pendrive is possible but can i install it onto the pendrive and boot from it. It's a very very temporary thing. Please help.
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Was just reading and it says you can:
http://www.techtipsgeek.com/install-windows-xp-from-usb-drive/559/

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/50282-34-tutorial-installing-home-professional-flash-drive
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This says about installing int from a usb flash drive but not installing it onto a pendrive.
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i dont believe you can install xp to a usb device. someone correct me if i'm wrong though.
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i tried to do this a few years back and never could get it to work.
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You can run a Windows XP live installation from your flash drive.

http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/
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Originally Posted by burksdb View Post

i dont believe you can install xp to a usb device. someone correct me if i'm wrong though.

This is what I thought.
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That too gives details on installing it from usb but not onto. I have an external hdd can i install windows on that?
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Check link I posted.
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Check link I posted.
That's how to make a usb drive a bootable drive but not how to install on windows.
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