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no dvd drive

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    win 7

    no dvd drive


    At Harvey Norman if you buy a win 7 laptop you can buy win 8 for 15$ au.. The store worker said Thay send you a disk but the Asus laptop im getting (budget laptop) dosent have a CD drive is there some other way I can get it for that price or will a external DVD drive work (last option)

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  2. #2


    Posts : 141
    Win 7 & Win 8


    Set the boot order in the Bios to boot from (USB first), and your external
    DVD drive will work just fine…
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    win 7


    Sorry im new to all of this.... Set to boot from usb then plug in external drive?? Or can it boot from usb?? Im,sorry if this is more simple from what I just read
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Welcome to EightForums.

    For 15$, you will not get DVD.

    Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run
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  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    win 7


    Thank you ive lookt in alot of places to find this
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  6. #6


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    You are welcome.


    How to make the ISO the easy way.
    by one of your top app makers SIW2.

    Can't find the option to burn an ISO disk
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