|Dunno why suatcini got a negative vote. It is a good solution. |
Actually Windows 8 is supposed to run from an external drive. I have not tried it yet.
You can, if you insist, find a way to run xp from an external dual booted.
Personally, I'd use the space for a virtual machine or two.
1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.