Here are the few steps i will tell you to follow to create bootable USB pen drive:
Step 1: Press Ctrl + R and type Diskpart
Type the following commands in diskpart cmd...
Step 2: list disk
Step 3: select disk 1
Step 4: clean
Step 5: create partition primary
Step 6: select partition 1
Step 7: format=fs ntfs quick
Step 8: active
Step 9: exit
Now you just copy your windows OS and now you can format your PC or laptop by using USB pen drive.
Hope this will help you a lot and solve your problem if your DVD writer is not working.
Thanks for sharing the DOS code for making USB bootable. But Windows 7 and higher versions come in ISO format while digitally downloaded and they have a official tool which can make USB bootable with few clicks.
In above process if User selects wrong disk, he might face fatal problems.
Thanks for posting the tip of making a flash drive as bootable device.
But as am facing the problem in posting small sized article, how you made it?
As it says article too short error message for me when I tried to post small content.
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The code or content of your article is must important while posting any resource or article. If it seems good than it will be accepted and it must be unique so that your article will be accepted.