Reformatting Netbook

By iSyntax
Jan 7, 2010
  1. I would like to reformat my friends netbook. But the problem is it has no optical drives. Can i reformat it with an external cd/dvd rom?

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,341   +186

    As long as the notebook will boot from the external CD/DVD drive, you can reformat using a OS install disc
  3. iSyntax

    iSyntax TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ah.. So if it doesnt boot from the external drive.. Is there any other way that i can reformat netbook? Thank you.
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +8

    It should boot from the external drive if it is setup properly. When you boot, there are settings you can use to change the boot order.
    If not, tell us more.
  5. iSyntax

    iSyntax TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh yeah.. How can i do it with external drive?

    How can i set it up? Is there any special thing to make the external drive bootable? Thank you so much guys.
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