Formating without floppy

  piggy 20:49 18 Jun 2004

I have a laptop that I wish to re format and reinstall os , the floppy is mechanicaly u/s therefore unable to use a start up disc, is there any way round this ??, many thanks

  jack 20:51 18 Jun 2004

If you have access to another puter then create a boot disc on a CD and go that route
Change Bios to boot from CD

  Dorsai 20:57 18 Jun 2004

hit del/f5 whaterver to go into the bios...There is normally an option to format hard drives in there somwhere..

  piggy 21:03 18 Jun 2004

Gosh you guys are good ! ( and quick ) many thanks

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