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Windows 8.1 Update

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    Windows 8.1 Preview x86

    Windows 8.1 Update

    Can anyone help me, I am trying to update to Windows 8.1 but I need to make sure it wont mess up my laptop.

    This is how I want My disk drive listing with OSes:

    Laptop Hard Drive (160GB)
    Windows 7 Ultimate x86
    WD MyPassport (External) (500GB)
    Windows 8.1 Preview

    Can I just install it from disc and put it on the HDD so when I boot my laptop WITHOUT the external hard drive in it will boot Windows 7 and WITH the external hard drive in it will let me choose if I want to boot Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or will the answer be different

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Welcome to EightForums.

    NO, you can not use a External HDD.

    But you could make a Windows To Go
    Windows To Go - Create in Windows 8 Enterprise
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