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Recently, my old windows computer broke down and I decided to purchase a Mac to replace it , and so far, it has been great!

I have thought about using bootcamp to install windows on the mac as well, as I need several windows specific programs for my college work.

Rather than installing through bootcamp, I was wondering if it is possible for me to buy an external hard drive enclosure, place in my old windows hard disk (which has been reset and only contains a fresh windows 10 install) and boot my mac from that?

If possible, is there a way for me to get the Apple Windows Support Software separately in order to install all the required drivers on the windows disk?

Thanks

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This is not possible. Windows is not natively capable of being moved from machine to machine in that manner. You could install a fresh copy of Windows on external media and copy all of your old files over. Its time consuming but here is a link to some instructions regarding how you can accomplish this. Is it possible to use Boot Camp with Windows 10 from an external HDD?

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