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I have seen lots of tutorials and videos of how to install OS X on an external drive from a Mac. What I want to know is this: Once that is done, can you boot to that drive from a Windows computer? I know you'd have to change the boot order, blah blah blah. But can it be done?



asked Dec 27 '11 at 19:54

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What you want to do is create a Hackintosh, it is capable, I am not sure how well this will work, but you might want to google "Hackintosh how to" and do some research on the subject. Do your research before you attempt this, but this should get ya started! :) - Hackintosh is for installing Mac OS on PC and also for using on PCs :)

answered Dec 27 '11 at 19:56

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Derek Graham

edited Dec 27 '11 at 20:18

Thanks, but I always got the impression that Hackintosh was on a main hard drive, and I don't want this on my main computer. I just want to be able to boot the the drive every once in a while when I need it.

(Dec 27 '11 at 20:00) Data Data's gravatar image

I think you can install it on an external, if its running Mac OS on a PC its a Hackintosh, whether its on the main hdd or an external i dont think that matters.

(Dec 27 '11 at 20:14) Derek Graham Derek%20Graham's gravatar image
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