Notebook vs laptop Tags: Laptops Notebooks Optical Media Last response: May 13, 2010 1:44 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share Anonymous Laptop Expert May 13, 2010 7:58:05 AM Hello, I want to buy a laptop or a notebook. I have selected one but it is a notebook without and optical drive. It's operating system is DOS. How will I be able to install an Operating System say windows 7? More about : notebook laptop | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove jimishtar May 13, 2010 1:44:56 PM notebook and laptop is the same, what u mean is netbook vs laptop. u can buy external dvd-rom, they are cheap and pretty compact, and u cant use that to install win 7 or anything else. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Notebook vs laptop> Related ressources: ForumNotebook/Laptop vs Prebuilt Desktop vs Custom. ForumNotebook vs Netbook vs Laptop ForumNetbook vs notebook vs laptop ForumNotebook vs Netbook/ Laptop which to buy? ForumNetbook vs laptop vs notebook ForumNotebook Vs . Laptop ForumLaptop vs notebook vs netbook? ForumNetbook vs notebook vs laptop What is the difference? ForumDesktop vs notebook ForumNetbook vs notebook vs laptop ForumNotebook vs laptop vs netbook ForumLaptop vs notebook ForumLaptop vs notebook vs netbook ForumLooking for Cheap laptop/notebook ForumLaptop vs Notebook ForumLaptop memory question ForumLaptop which is in size of notebook ForumNetbook vs laptop vs notebook ForumNetboook laptop notebook ForumAnyone thought of adding a second lcd panel to a laptop/notebook? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !