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Install Windows without a bootdisk
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Super Admin
 
By Super Admin
Published on 02/27/2005
 
Install Windows without a bootdisk

Install Windows without a bootdisk

Format the partition you are going to use for the install. Restart your computer. Go into the BIOS Change your boot order and Make the CD-ROM your boot drive. Inser the CD and restart the PC. When prompted, Press Any key to boot from CD-ROM..
That's it.

Note: Make sure that your computer is bootable by CD, otherwise this will not work.