Help, please! My Duet of 13 sony vaio will not boot from usb

I deleted the original windows 8 and tried to install 8.1
But now it't boot not a device external usb?

There would you remove windows 8? Click assist and try and recover the operating system.

If it works just follow the following steps to upgrade to windows 8.1 without ruining your vaio

* Once the computer reinstalls windows 8. Click the help button to open vaio care.

* Click Vaio Update

* install every single update, there is until they are all done.

* return to vaio care, then click Security

* find where it says windows update and run that.

(this will update your current version of windows 8)

* Once it is done go to the microsoft store and the first tile, you should see is

"upgrading to windows 8.1 for free"

Download that and your computer will restart running 8.1

-Specialist Sony from Bestbuy

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