run windows off external HD for parallels

in Genius Bar edited January 2014
i have a macbook running 10.4.8 and i was wondering what i need to do in order to install windows onto an external hard drive, and use that hard drive to run windows on my macbook with parallels desktop through firewire. i know theres topics about this, but the questions have been more specific and dont actually tell how to get started, and thats what I'd like to know. thanks!


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    ricksbrainricksbrain Posts: 517member
    One way you could proceed is to install OS X on the drive first, then leave it's partition really small when installing Windows via Boot Camp. I don't know any other way of doing it... Drive needs to be firewire, I believe.
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