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Run windows xp from external hard drive

I have a lenovo T400 laptop. I would like to install windows on an external hard drive (like an USB drive) and run it from the external drive (having still the internal drive with windows installed on it. My intention is to use the laptops resources (video card, ram) for running games (which i want to install them on the external drive) or watching HD movies without leaving any traces on the internal drive (or damaging the original windows). The laptop is an work laptop and I do not have admin rights to install my programs on it. Is it possible to do that?
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You can install windows in external hard drive..but after installation u have to make change in BIOS as 1st boot device as USB.....

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