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Macbook Tip: How to Install and Run Windows on an external USB Drive - Windows To Go

WARNING for Touch Bar Macbooks - make sure audio driver is up to date: http://lon.tv/9q43x - Buy the PNY drive here: http://lon.tv/lvcxp (affiliate link). Buy a mac here: http://lon.tv/tnc98 (affiliate link) - Macbook and iMac owners can install Windows on an external USB drive and boot natively to Windows with these steps. This is ideal for gamers, other apps easier run in a virtual machine alongside OS X. Prerequisites: - Windows PC (virtualized PC might work too) - Windows 10 ISO - http://lon.tv/winiso (download on a non-Windows PC) - Rufus for Windows - http://lon.tv/rufus - USB Flash drive & adapters if needed - USB Keyboard and mouse (this is a cheaper alternative to what I showed in the video - http://lon.tv/ircav (affiliate link) Other drives that are known to work in my testing: Samsung T3 - http://lon.tv/upmxz (affiliate link) Sandisk Extreme SSD - http://lon.tv/w6i4z (affiliate link) See how it performs vs. a Windows laptop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw7B2x-PN0E&index=2&list=PLCZHp4d1HnIswv9CYqV0MycB8lrb5XIYL What happens if you unplug the SSD? See here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ox-fxRwEGY&index=4&list=PLCZHp4d1HnIswv9CYqV0MycB8lrb5XIYL VIDEO INDEX: 00:02 - Introduction 00:53 - Alternative to this method (Bootcamp / Virtualization) 02:24 - Prerequisites 04:41 - Windows 10 ISO download instructions 06:01 - Downloading Mac drivers for Windows from Apple 07:46 - Using Rufus to create the Windows To Go installation 10:42 - Copying Windows drivers to the SSD 11:26 - Prepping the Mac to boot Windows 12:09 - How to direct the Mac to boot from external drive 13:37 - Finishing the Windows installation on the Mac 14:10 - Licensing and activation 14:51 - Installing Windows drivers 17:24 - Conclusion and Final Thoughts Subscribe to my email list to get a weekly digest of upcoming videos! - http://lon.tv/email See my second channel for supplementary content : http://lon.tv/extras Visit the Lon.TV store to purchase some of my previously reviewed items! http://lon.tv/store Read more about my transparency and disclaimers: https://ift.tt/220EFWn Want to chat with other fans of the channel? Visit our forums! http://lon.tv/forums Want to help the channel? Start a Patreon subscription! http://lon.tv/patreon Follow me on Facebook! https://ift.tt/1q4M7fi Follow me on Twitter! http://twitter.com/lonseidman Catch my longer interviews in audio form on my podcast! http://lon.tv/itunes http://lon.tv/stitcher or the feed at https://ift.tt/1LMtSqB Follow me on Google+ http://lonseidman.com
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