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Well, as you guys must be aware that harddisk prices are at peak these days and I don't want to buy a new harddisk at such an high price, so I am having Seagate Expansion 2TB harddisk, any ideas if i can install my windows 7 on that harddisk?

If yes then please tell me some advantages and disadvantages of doing that too.

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You can take the hard drive out of the enclosure, and make it an internal if you want... –  soandos Dec 23 '11 at 6:49
    
It's still in warranty, 2 1/2 years still left, i dont want my warrant to get void :-) –  Random Guy Dec 23 '11 at 6:53
    
Hard drive prices are beginning to drop, if you can wait...computerworld.com/s/article/9222871/… –  Moab Dec 23 '11 at 17:52
    
Good thing I bought a whole bunch of harddrives when Tom's Hardware reported the flood. –  surfasb Dec 25 '11 at 11:48

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Assuming you the ability to boot from a USB, you can install windows 7 on there, and it will run. It will also have very slow I/O than and internal hard drive would.

You will probably want to find a better way to do this, but it can work in a pinch.

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Slower is an understatement. –  Moab Dec 23 '11 at 17:50

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