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one windows installation + multiboot drivers possible?

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Heres what i wanna do, I wanna install windows xp on a usb drive, but to use it for multiple computers, with different hardware of course is there any way to have a boot menu to select which drivers I want loaded for the specific computer I plan on booting in?

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Heres what i wanna do, I wanna install windows xp on a usb drive, but to use it for multiple computers, with different hardware of course is there any way to have a boot menu to select which drivers I want loaded for the specific computer I plan on booting in?

System Properties -> Hardware -> Hardware Profiles has what you need. ;)

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Or just include BTS driver packs while installing XP for the hardware you will need (chipset, mass storage, LAN, WLAN...). Upon first boot on new hardware it's a bit slow installing all drivers, but once "trained" on various machines it's fine.

Use the modified NTDETECT.COM too, for the machines with buggy BIOSes.

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I wanna install windows xp on a usb drive

This sub-forum is about installing XP from, not on USB. Don't be confused.

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