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Old 07-25-2006, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to format a toshiba satelite laptop running Windows XP without a cd rom drive just a floppy drive?

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Old 07-25-2006, 07:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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there are plenty of floppy disk based format utilities out there, google for them. at the very least you could use a windows 98 boot disk and format as FAT32. now re-installing may be a bit trickier

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u could buy a usb cd drive and do that if u still want xp
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interesting.. thanks a bunch !. how would it be harder though?
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Old 07-25-2006, 10:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Without a cd drive, how do you plan to install the operating system?
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He could install the OS through a network.

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