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Hi. Best Wishes for "A Very Happy 2009" My Laptop:Acer Aspire 1603lm. Is there a way to boot from an external (usb) HDD and install Win XP home,because the CD/DVD doesn't work? ThankYou very much.... Chris Nestor Greece

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  • nchris7 Dec 28, 2008

    Thanx a lot friends,I appreciate your help.

    The problem is that the bios is older and doesn't seem to have the ability to boot from USB.

  • nchris7 Dec 28, 2008

    Kalimera Nic file mou...thnx for your help.

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I confirm, you can format an usb memory stick as a bootable disk and install the system from there, all recent BIOS support external USB as boot sequence unit.

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Kalimera Chris Nestor patrioti!! :)

Yepp M8:) you can boot up from an USB HDD, just make sure that its active in the bios.


Good luck to you M8!
Nic

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    maddogcsi200 Dec 27, 2012

    You may need to press and hold the fn key then power till the power light flashes?

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