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This article discusses the following scenarios:
It is unsupported to boot Windows from external devices. Some of the reasons why this is not supported:
Some specialized products do support this type of scenario:
Note: Booting Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 from USB flash drive is only supported for OEM's.
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Article ID: 2485453 - Last Review: November 9, 2011 - Revision: 8.0