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You can install all drivers and other software to start using the best Windows version on your PC.

Note: We have tested this method to install x86 flavor of Windows 7 to Seagate USB external hard drive. Users who would like to carry Windows 7 on a USB flash drive can follow our how to carry Windows 7 on USB flash drive guide. please go through our how to install Windows 7 on USB with ease guide for easy instructions.

As you likely know, while one can install Windows 7 from an external hard drive, one can’t install the same to an external hard drive with default settings.

For all those users waiting for a good workaround to install Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to an external hard drive, here is the complete solution.

We would like to thank fujianabc @ boot-land forum for this workaround.

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