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Freeing up space on my hard drive.

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I have this Notebook :

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As you are probably aware its hard drive is only 60gb.

My question is this:  Can I take windows off the hard drive and put it on a USB stick so that when I fire up my laptop it boots from the USB? 

I'm a complete novice and any help will be much appreciated. 

 

Thank you.

 

 

IanR
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Hi
Make, Model and OS please.
SKU: if possible by this method
WinKey + R and type
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System SKU: N6K07EA#ABU

Please do not post Serial Numbers.

 

You picture takes a while to be approved.

 

For a HP Stream, use a Cloud Account and/OR an external storage device, leaving Windows and the Main Apps on the PC.

 

Have I missed your point?

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@Mr-Ian 

Basically --NO -- you can move Windows to an external drive or USB stick.

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