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  • saravana kumar
    saravana kumar May 11, 2010

    Dear sir/madam,

    for what purpose did you ask this?

    in the beginning of os installation or in the desktop?

    please mention about your problem as detailed. wecan do this.

    thank you,

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The actual 100% correct answer is: yes.

You could use a DVD instead... or many other elaborate methods (that i've had to use over the years) including:

*Booting from a DOS disk and installing Windows from another hard disk pre-loaded with the i386 directory from a Windows CD.

*Booting from a DOS disk with USB CDROM support.

*RIS - Remote Installation Services hosted from a Windows Server box, with a client PC supporting a PXE bootrom on it's network card

But all these other solutions require you to have access to a Windows CD. If you want to reinstall Windows, you need a Windows CD or your manufacturer's recovery CD. Without that, the process cannot begin.

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

  • Steve Rand
    Steve Rand Aug 24, 2008

    oh and by "reset" I assume you mean "reinstall".

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