Solved i have a laptop and the cd drive does't work, can i install a new operating system? Tags: Laptops Storage CD Drives Hard Drives Last response: January 28, 2014 9:02 AM in Storage Share King IV October 9, 2013 9:17:14 PM ok so i have a laptop that my girlfriend just completely wiped and also my cd drive doesn't work, is there a way i can install an operating system on a hard drive and just plug that into my laptop? More about : laptop drive work install operating system Best solution USAFRet a c 297 D Laptop a c 883 G Storage October 9, 2013 9:44:09 PM King IV said:ok so i have a laptop that my girlfriend just completely wiped and also my cd drive doesn't work, is there a way i can install an operating system on a hard drive and just plug that into my laptop? No. But you can install the OS via a USB. http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/html/pbPage.H... Share popatim a b D Laptop a c 920 G Storage October 10, 2013 11:14:11 PM You could but it would not be much faster than a usb flash drive and create it all manually since I don't know of a tool that will create it for you. Spend $5 and grab a 4gb flash drive. LoL m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AshokRaje January 28, 2014 9:02:58 AM King IV said: *****download Power ISO s/w and create bootable pen drive and install new os on ur laptop***** for any help call me---9552762916 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhow do i get my wifi working on my laptop after installing a new operating system? Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum to install new operating system i just format the system drive, then all the driver software gone.... then where can i find ag Forum Install new operating system on laptop Forum Install new operating system on laptop Forum New hard drive and cant install operating system Forum Install new operating system on HP laptop Forum In my sony laptop operating system is currupt, when i want to install a new oper Forum SolvedThe new hard drive in my desktop PC calls for operating syatem [Windows 7] but doesn't recognise the CD player Forum Install new operating system on laptop Forum i suddenly formated my pc & instal windows 7 operating system but i donot have the mother board CD to install graphics what sh Forum SolvedNew PC Build, New Operating System, Old Hard Drive Forum SolvedI have a laptop I purchased from work that uses Windows 7 as the operating system. I left the company and now the computer wil Forum SolvedHow can I install windows 8 on a new system with no operating system? Forum Operating system not found after installing new hard drive Forum Operating system not found after installing new hard drive Forum Solvedreplaced hard drive and now get no operating system found its a vistasystem hp laptop Forum Solvedcan i install a new operating system in my lap top that needs activation Forum SolvedBuilding a new computer and I want to use my old hard drive but I'm getting a new operating system Forum Installing new operating system on hp laptop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !