Reg Entry "PortableOperatingSystem" to the resolution!



  • Just spent waaaaay toooo long dealing with a failing spinner. After getting a booting clone on an SSd with known corruption carried over from the spinner, I decided to just install Win10 on top of Win10. I was presented with this notice "you can't install windows 10 on a USB flash drive using setup".

    Simple solution was to change a registry entry from "1" to "0".

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control
    PortableOperatingSystem to “0” from 1

    Viola!


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