Windows 10: Installing OS on a seperate hard drive

Discus and support Installing OS on a seperate hard drive in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I am trying to install an OS to a new hard drive for a computer I built, if I purchase the windows 10 OS, can I install it on a hard drive through a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by TimothyStriegel, Jul 30, 2020.

  1. Installing OS on a seperate hard drive


    I am trying to install an OS to a new hard drive for a computer I built, if I purchase the windows 10 OS, can I install it on a hard drive through a SATA reader other than the C: drive or is it going to try to default to my computers C: drive? Also, is the license going to be towards the computer I purchased it on or for the computer I am putting together? I'd rather not spend the $$ only to find out I can't install it the way I need it installed.

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    TimothyStriegel, Jul 30, 2020
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  2. little cat, Jul 30, 2020
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  3. installing OS X86 on seperate hard drive

    hey everyone
    im trying to install ideneb V1.4 of OS X 10.5.5 on a spare hard drive

    i was able to install the o/s just fine, but when i boot normally all i get is apple logo and a spinning wheel...i've waited over 2 hours and it just keep spinning

    i tried booting with -v -f and -v -x and it goes through all the drivers, but it freezes when it gets to my motherboard(same mobo as in system specs)
    right now i'm downloading kalsay OS X 10.5.2 and i am going to try to install that on a virtual drive and see if that works


    any help would be greatly appreciated!
     
    frankie827, Jul 30, 2020
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  4. erocker Win User

    Installing OS on a seperate hard drive

    Installing windows from usb hard drive

    I know you can do that, but what about having different windows installers on each partition? I think that's what the OP needs.
     
    erocker, Jul 30, 2020
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