Sometimes it is useful to have a user with an information carrier comprising a working and a customized copy of Windows.
With this vehicle, you can run any computer, and the settings and documents will always have with you.
True, Windows installation on an external hard drive or USB flash drive has several nuances.
Download and install the PE Builder program that allows to create and install a compact version of the operating system on a USB flash drive or external hard drive.
Decide on a set of plug-ins that you want to see on your portable operating system version. Plug-ins are placed in a subdirectory plugin PE Builder installation directory.
Run the PE Builder program. Enter in «source» path to the installation disk for your version of Windows XP.
With the button «Plugins» select the plug-ins that you want to install, and add new ones using the «add» button.
Press the «Build» and wait until the process is finished.
Start peinst.cmd file in the subdirectory pluginpeinst PE Builder installation directory.
Press "1" and enter the path containing the prepared version of Windows, gathered in paragraph 5.
Press "2" and navigate to your external hard drive or flash drive.
To install to your specified media, first press the button "5" and then "1".
Now you can use your portable storage device on any computer.