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XP External Hard Drive w/ Macbook Pro?

by lwf630 / May 3, 2006 12:51 AM PDT

Hey guys!

I'm seriously considering buying a Macbook Pro. I want to use this as a replacement for my desktop using Boot Camp since its getting on in years. BUT 80 gigs just won't cut it, and I don't wanna spend $100 on just 20 gigs more. I know that when you put XP on the Macs you have to set aside a certain amount of partition space from your harddrive for XP, say, for example, 40 gigs for XP and 40 gigs for OSX, but thats not enough space for me. Can I just hook up an external harddrive to it and use that solely for XP and then use the Macbook's harddrive just for OSX? Thanks for the help!!

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