We have an old laptop who's sole purpose is to run a PowerPoint presentation
and the hard drive died. I don't want to have to buy another laptop (or a
new hard drive) just for this (or have an old desktop take up space - it's
in a very visible area), does anyone know of a way to create a bootable USB
memory stick that the laptop can boot off of and will run a PowerPoint
presentation without the need to have Windows booting off the local hard
drive? There's no network connection at this location either...

Ideas appreciated.