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Originally Posted by AppetiteNZ View Post
There are a few guides on how to install windows via flash drive, just google around for them. And make sure you set USB as first boot in the BIOS
This. Not sure why it wasnt suggested first. Put the windows iso on a usb stick and reboot and choose to boot off the usb stick first.
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I am assuming that the CD Rom drive is broken. From the look of it it looks like you could replace that CD rom drive with another relativley easy. This would allow you to install the OS without an issue and would increase the sale value of the unit.

Here's a slim Samsung DVD Burner for your lappy for $26.99 before shipping..
problem is, that it isnt a sata connection. its some square one. couldnt find any :/
when rang up toshiba they quoted me $300!!! just to replace the bloody thing
arfter a few nice words to them i hung up.

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You unplug all your other hard drives.

2. Wouldn't mess drivers up, I'm on my iPad
but in bios wouldnt it come up with chose which OS?


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Originally Posted by AppetiteNZ View Post
There are a few guides on how to install windows via flash drive, just google around for them. And make sure you set USB as first boot in the BIOS
ill have a look for one thanks didnt think of that.

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This. Not sure why it wasnt suggested first. Put the windows iso on a usb stick and reboot and choose to boot off the usb stick first.
do i have todo anything speical?
guess ill just google it lol

thanks guys ill get back to you all on how it goes
    
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