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Old 02-28-2008, 04:18 PM   #1
flotoonie
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Run Puppy via USB mid XP session


Can I do this and have Puppy save its settings back to the USB. I have either a flash USB drive or a hard disk USB drive to choose from. I would love to run Puppy without rebooting the pc. I have read that you can do this by installing to the PC's harddrive (it the runs an emulator?). But I want to do this from my pen drive or my external usb drive.

From what I have read I can install Puppy to my hard disk in windows XP. Puppy adds a shortcut to the desktop and when I start it up it runs via an emulator.

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'Another option is to run Puppy from within Windows through its Puppy on Windows feature. Simply start up Windows and un-zip the Puppy file to install Puppy on Windows. Now there will be a Puppy icon on your Windows desktop. Double-click it, and into Puppy you go. Exit Puppy and you're back in Windows.'

http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT7455536044.html


If I could do this via my usb flash disk so I could use it on more than one computer without rebooting that would be great. I would love some advice on this matter. Thanks in advance.

Last edited by flotoonie; 02-28-2008 at 08:22 PM.
 
Old 03-11-2008, 05:58 AM   #2
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Hi,
have you heard of qemu. I think you can get what you want. try this link
http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/qemu/
 
Old 03-12-2008, 12:01 AM   #3
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cheers, will have a look now.
 
  


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