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i have a laptop and the cd drive does't work, can i install a new operating system?

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?
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    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.Help_Win7_usbdvd_dwnTool
  2. 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
  3. King IV said:

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