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Is the ExpressCard SSD recommended for booting the main operating system, or running as a virtual machine drive?
No, the ExpressCard SSD is typically not recommended for running the main operating system. We recommend that only advanced users attempt this mode of operation. The OS and user applications often require a high # of small file random writes to support normal operation. For this reason, we recommend only using the ExpressCard SSD for general mass storage and file backups.

If installing the operating system to the ExpressCard SSD, the advanced end user must also optimize the OS and application settings to keep the operating system fast, responsive, and without errors. Be sure to create system backups on your traditional HDD, since losing connection to the ExpressCard SSD while it is active, could cause file system corruption and your OS to become unusable.

Note that the BIOS on most laptops do not have the required functionality to boot from the ExpressCard SSD. The only laptops we have successfully booted the OS on, are the Apple Macbook Pro (with Core 2 Duo processor) models.
 
 
 
 
 
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