Reformatting without floppy, CD-rom - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-11-2005, 01:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 1
Default Reformatting without floppy, CD-rom

I need to reformat my sony vaio laptop, however, the sony does not have a cd-rom or floppy drive. I have a boot up disk, and boot up cd-rom, however the laptop does not boot from a usb cd-rom or floppy drive. Is there any way I can make it boot from usb cd-rom or go about to reformat my computer? Thanks for any help in advance!

uhduh is offline  
Old 10-11-2005, 01:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
It's all just 1s and 0s
office politics's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: in the lab
Posts: 6,555
Send a message via MSN to office politics

if you cant boot from usb (check bios), you can try format/install from across the network
office politics is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.