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Booting my system through LAN

My HPlaptop's cd drive has become out of order and i want to format my laptop.So i tried to boot it from another computer through LAN,but i failed.So can any one tell me how to boot any other system or laptop from another system through LAN.

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Re: Booting my system through LAN

You cannot do this as the lan boot up refers to a workstation and server type setup where the operating system back up is saved on to a server incase of a system crash; which will not apply to your pc.

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