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25 Jan 2010   #1

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Windows 7 on my sony vaio without CD DRIVE!!

Hello guys!

I would like to install win 7 in my sony vaio cw125ag. this laptop is witout a cd drive and i need suggestions how would i install it. this laptop came wit win 7 starter edition.

I have 32 bit and 64bit can anybody suggest me which ll be better to load.

guys i need ur help and advice.

looking forward.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Jan 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Without your system specs, its hard to say which is best, but the fact that it comes with the starter edition tells me that this is a bare bones system. Without a cd/dvd drive, you are pretty much stuck with a flash drive installation... Do you have the ISO for Windows 7 ???
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25 Jan 2010   #3

Window 7 Ultimate

You will have to use USB installation, however you need to create the USB on others' computer with disc drive. Follow the steps to create the bootable USB flash drive.

Creating Bootable Vista / Windows 7 USB Flash Drive at Kevin’s Blog
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25 Jan 2010   #4

win 7

i have the iso of win 7 in 32 bit and64bit

my sys rating ar:
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Model VPCW125AG
Total amount of system memory 2.00 GB RAM
System type 32-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 1


Total size of hard disk(s) 226 GB
Disk partition (C 143 GB Free (226 GB Total)


Display adapter type Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family
Total available graphics memory 256 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 0 MB
Dedicated system memory 64 MB
Shared system memory 192 MB
Display adapter driver version
Primary monitor resolution 1366x768
DirectX version DirectX 9.0 or better


Network Adapter Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
Network Adapter Atheros AR8132 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
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