I need help with a boot a OS

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  1. RKoch3196

    RKoch3196 New Member

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    Hi i need some help, a year ago i buy a Surface pro 3, all ok until now, the only problem is the small hard drive capacity only 64Gb, in addition i'm studying system engineering and i dont want to damage the system with the tools to code, my idea is install a windows 10 in a external hdd and boot it, i have already installed Windows in the external hdd, and open the UEFI options but i can't make boot the OS, in other forums i read that the Surface only boot fat32 disks but Windows need a ntfs format what can i do? Thanks in advance [​IMG].
     
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    Welcome to the forum

    What you are trying to do, as far as I know, can't be done. As you said, the external "boot" drive would need to be FAT32.

    [edit] I stand corrected. ;)
     
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    good to know ,how about boot from a dvd disk?
     
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    I doubt that even a (re)writable DVD would work but who knows.;)
     

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