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I have a laptop whose Optical drive is not working and i need to format that system and reinstall windows. Is it possible to install windows without using optical drive.

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"How about copying Windows installation media to a flash drive and connect the flash drive to the laptop? You'd need a fairly big flash drive to do so, but they're going up to 64 gigs or so now, which should be way more than enough. Note, your laptop must be able to boot from the USB drive.

Here's a link that may be helpful:
http://www.pctipsbox.com/installing-windows-xp-using-a-usb-flash-drive/"