Can you install Windows without DVD drive?
So in any case you need new windows OS, you will have to install it without a CD/DVD drive.
How can I install OS on my laptop without CD drive?
Select “USB Storage Device” as the primary boot device. This will cause your computer to boot from the flash drive before the hard drive. Save the changes and then exit the BIOS. Once the computer restarts, the OS installation will start from the flash drive.
How to install Windows Vista directly from hard drive?
Install Windows as usual (but don’t format your drive this time in the installer – otherwise it will erase the Windows Vista setup files too!). Delete the ‘Sources’ folder and “Windows.old” (if it exists) from your hard drive root (this will free up 2-3gb).
How can I install software on a computer that does not have a CD?
Right-click within the folder and select Paste. When the file transfer is complete, close the window and remove the USB thumb drive from the computer. Insert the USB thumb drive into a USB port on the computer that does not have a CD/DVD drive. If an AutoPlay window appears, click Open folder to view files and then select OK.
How do I start Windows Vista from CD?
If your boot order is set correctly, you will see a message telling you to “Press any key to boot from CD…”. Press a key on the keyboard and the Windows Vista setup process will begin. Your system may automatically launch the setup program without asking you to press any key. Watch the Windows files load.
How to download and create Windows Vista ISO?
You can download the files on any computer but you must be running on a 64bit (X64) system to create a 64Bit install DVD or flash drive 6. Open the folder and double click (or right click and Open) WBICreator.exe 7. Click Next 8. Select OS Type: Windows Vista (all the way to the bottom) 9. CD/DVD Label: VistaX64 or VistaX86 10.