How to use lan for formatting Tags: LAN Laptops LAN How To Formatting Networking Last response: March 3, 2010 6:30 PM in Networking Share bickee March 3, 2010 2:30:44 PM Hello, how do i format my laptop through another computer since my laptops CD-ROM is and operating system is damaged? More about : lan formatting saint19 a b D Laptop March 3, 2010 4:48:12 PM Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. Use and external CD/DVD drive. For the LAN installation, you need a RIS server, that, i assume, you don't have. gtvr March 3, 2010 6:30:17 PM You'd need some kind of PXE (preboot execution) and a TFTP server, is 1 way I can think of if you can't boot your OS. Are you sure the CD is damaged, not just the OS? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPossibility to format a netbook using LAN ? ForumLAN Formatting ForumHow to connect printer in lan by use of ipadress ForumHow to use wireless broadband as wired LAN ForumHow to boot from a cd in lan ForumHow can edit a document using one pc to another by lan network ForumSlow LAN speed. 10mbps ForumHow can i backup my sd card before formatting ForumHow would I go about formatting the hard drive running windows? ForumHow can i use 2 internet package in single LAN broadband connection in same time ForumMy computer doesn't know how to use LAN Internet?! ForumHow to use two internet connection at same time using lan and wi-fi ForumHow can i restrict user in using internet in my lan by using d link router ForumSwitched from ATI to NVIDIA broke onboard LAN ForumLAN cable: how long is "too long"? ForumLan setup please help ForumHow to share files in windows xp black edition ForumHow to provide bandwidth on a router ForumHow to setup a local area network on window xp with d link ethernet modem ForumHow much gb will i use to listen to a 2 hour radio show on the internet More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !