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How can i format a Notebook with no CD Drive?

By twizted684 ·
I have this notebook laptop, and i can't to see to find a way to format it, because i has no CD Drive, but USB ports is there an easier way to format this kind of Laptop?

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dban on a usb flash

by TobiF In reply to How can i format a Notebo ...

dban on a flash should do the job really well.

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With unetbootin, of course

by TobiF In reply to dban on a usb flash

Don't know if dban is readily prepared for the flash memory, but with unetbootin, you'll be on your way in minutes...

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is there

by PurpleSkys In reply to How can i format a Notebo ...

a hidden partition with the original factory OS ? what make/model is the laptop?

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Good point

by NexS In reply to is there

They state "With this king=d of laptop" without offering what type "this" may be.

Good show, chap.

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sometimes

by PurpleSkys In reply to Good point

we forget about hidden restore partitions...i know i have in the past (until i'm gently reminded by someone else)...work on too many desktops

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Rhetoric question

by TobiF In reply to Good point

If someone has "this kind of notebook type laptop with no optical drive" and wipe the HDD, will he be able to install anything on it afterwards?

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That all depends

by NexS In reply to Rhetoric question

On which way your hands move when describing "this" kind of laptop.
Even Sign Language is of no help here.

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