Why I can't boot from a USB?
Why I can't boot from a USB? I'm looking to replace a failed hard drive in a Mac Mini 2010. I replaced the hard drive without difficulty.
I have a USB flash drive from known good 10.10.5 with an Installer (tested) well known about it. I press the power switch, as soon as the startup chime plays, I press the Option (Alt) key.
One of the two following situations occurs. Sometimes, I have a small screen asking me to enter my password Wi - Fi. I get my password and nothing else happens. Sometimes, I get a flashing "?" on a file folder. In my view, this indicates that the computer cannot find a bootable disc. I've tried resetting the PRAM, but I do not have the sound of the double ring that I was expecting.
Once a Mac is longer than 4 years, his PRAM Battery should replace before resetting the PRAM actually works.
Is this USB Flash drive "slipstreamed. It works on any other older than 10.10.5 Mac?
What is a copy from another Mac or Mac Mini itself 10.10.5 clone?
Plug you directly into the USB port of the Mac Mini, or using a hub which is powered wall?
I am wanting to partition the disk and I don't have a blank CD at hand...
Surprised to discover, there is no option the BIOS to boot from devices USB 2.40.
Please can someone confirm for me that this is not possible?
Yes, you can boot from USB FDD, primary HARD disk, optical device and network (LAN)
Unfortunately, the USB is not supported ;(
But if you want to create a new partition on the HARD drive you don't need to boot from a USB n.
Are you using the Vista on your Satellite Pro U400?
If so, you can use the Vista Disk Manager to create a new partition.
To reduce the first partition first and then you can create a new partition using a new space on the HARD drive.
Hi all... I have a W700, Type: 2758.
I have my formatted disks and I want to reinstall the o/s. When I turn on the machine with a disc, the message I get is "Device not found" or "No valid operating system".
1. my boot order has "ATAPI CD0: model HL - DT - STDVDRAM GT33n-(TS)" as the FIRST device. This unit has "No valid operating system" written next to it.
2. I have two drives, that I am trying to boot from. The first is a Windows 7 boot disk and then the BIOS CD that I got on the Lenovo site. My results are the same regardless of which disc is in the DVD player.
3. I swapped DVD drive with a co-worker to ensure that it works correctly. The DVD player works in fact.
4. I checked the two disks on my other PC and I have no problem to read.
Never mind... I got a hold of a DVD USB, taaa daaaa, it sees the drive instantly.
While I am still completely confused on why I can't boot from the built-in DVD, I at least can I install the o/s now. (Again, I've even changed embedded... DVD)
Have a great day everyone...
I use offline windows Defender. Start the computer to the USB you need. How can I get the computer set up to do this?
my computer is a HP Pavilion e9100z.
Thanks for any help
We will determine if your PC can not even boot from USB devices. Plug the USB and turn on your PC. When you get to the HP splash screen, then start typing the escape key to bring up a boot selection menu. If you do not see the USB device then your PC can't boot from a USB device.
If your PC does support booting from a USB device and then read this MS post article.
You always have the option to start Windows Defender from a CD or a DVD.
I have PC (Windows7, SATA HDD, without CD/DVD drive), netbook and Toshiba External USB HDD 320 GB (MK3259GSX). Can I boot from the USB HDD? (to install OS or diagnostic tools like Memtest, MHDD etc..)
1 format USB HDD, create the FAT32 partition and make active, copy the files, for example, ISO image of Windows 7 (I also tried bootsect/nt60), but when I reboot and choose from the menu of boot USB HDD it stops after "Verifying DMI pool data".
2 Grub4dos (http://grub4dos.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page), but also had nothing after verifying DMI pool Data given.
3. If you want to install Windows 7, I tried this tool, http://store.microsoft.com/Help/ISO-Tool, but it did not find my USB HDD.
Sorry for my English.
Has your computer laptop USB boot option?
Anyway, is unclear to me that you can use this disk external DRIVE for the installation of the OS?
the broken internal dvd drive, an external USB disk is used. Now I need to reinstall windows on a new hard drive. How can I boot from the external hard drive? (I don't have a floppy drive, but I can't find the right drivers)
Don t you need all the drivers for this key USB — because the USB disk is a device integrated on your computer. This means that whenever you connect the diskette drive to your machine, the computer establishes that diskette as a cable internal disk and this is the reason why you won´t need all the drivers.
It s already installed when you plug it in.
See you soon
I have a Satellite T230-12v and I decided to change the hard drive for a faster SSD.
The problem is that I can't just boot from a USB pen to install windows 7.
The pen works fine.
The SSD is properly found in BIOS.
The pen is in the boot options.
Seems that the BIOS is always keep me to start appropriate.
I have succecefully started a prompt back from the pen of USB, but not the Original Windows 7 I have here.
I can't boot from dvd because the laptop is not a.
Can someone point me in the right direction?
The original HARD drive is not an option, I don't have it anymore.
When you start your Satellite F12 press to enter the boot menu.
USB option is listed here? Have you tried this option?
I couldn't find an option to boot from USB on my
HP Pavilion dv7-4173us laptop BIOS.
How to enable boot from the USB port?
I am pleased to hear that the option is now available. When you set up a dual boot with Linux, I have very little information on how to do it. The only thing I would say, is to read the document "frequently asked Questions (FAQ) on Linux". It has a lot of frequently asked questions, but the main reason is, to the bottom of the page you will see an option to where I can find more information about Linux.
Depending on what version of Linux you want to install, I suggest you post your question on the Linux community.
I hope this helps!
My computer is Satellite M70-PSM71E.
Win XP - PRO - SP3 - 2 MB Ram - IE8 & FF.
My question is: my BIOS can manage a booting from a USB key?
Thanks in advance
As far as I know it of only possible to boot from a USB FDD.
But if you mean an external HARD drive or USB key I think that it s is not possible.
You can try it out and post your result, but I tried it on my Toshiba laptop and I can say s is not possible.
But I put t need this feature because I always start from the HARD disk where I stored my OS and files. :)
I'm trying to boot from a USB flash drive. I enabled it in BIOS, I tested it on a PC laptop Toshiba no and it works. Also tried selecting the floppy drive, but no luck.
I can't? t find relevant updates to the BIOS. Any ideas?
News of the laptop:
BIOS 1.6 version
It is not possible to boot from USB because the BIOS does not support this feature.
You can boot from USB FDD, but to do this you will need a boot like Win98 boot floppy disk
The update of the BIOS will not help you because all BIOS for series A200 don t support it!
How can I boot from an external USB drive?
The Bios 1.20, 15/03/2004 does not seem to support this on my Tecra M2.
I have a Maxtor 300Gig external HARD drive that can be connected via Firewire or USB. Usually, I use a PCMCIA card Firewire to connect the HARD drive, which has 3 partitions.
It would be also possible for a start-up by PCMCIA Firewire?
Thanks in advance.
As far as I know it of not possible to boot from a USB HDD. I know that in some cases it of possible to start compatible USB FDD drives and CD/DVD but the HARD drive note.
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Please check this announcement on the other:
I'm trying to install a new OS from a bootable DVD that I created. However, my T530 leader not from the DVD. I checked the boot order in the BIOS settings and even explicitly tried to force at the start of my DVD - ROM Sina the F12 boot menu. I was able to boot from this DVD on my other computer.
Any way to diagnose whether my DVD-ROM is defective, or is there maybe some BIOS setting to fix this? I am able to read the disc in Windows, just can not boot from it. The laptop is brand new, just opened it today, so I don't know why something so simple that it would just work.
You must disable startup secure, then tilt the machine mode Legacy BIOS UEFI.
I want to be able to boot from a USB thumb drive/key. There is no option in the Bios Setup to do this.
I will have to return to the store - the system, but what system Acer can I replace with to boot from a USB?
The configuration of the Bios is "InsydeH20".
For a start-up legacy startup options are
1 USB HDD
FLOPPY USB DRIVE 2
3 USB CDROM
4 ATAPI CD-ROM
5 HARD DRIVES
6 start IPV4 network
7 start IPV6 network
This order was after I changed to make USB different boots at the beginning of the order in the case where one of them included a reference to the USB key.
Boot to the UEFI boot options are the same.
While research on the boot order to this response I tried again with USB connection to turn it on, and it loaded from the key without problem!
I simply do not understand what I was doing wrong before, but I've obviously screwed up.
Sorry to waste your time and thank you for your help.
I want to reinstall xp. I have original xp.my laptop has no cd rom device.where I can download xp, so I can boot from a USB?original title: install windows xp without CD
Andrea,First of all. You cannot reinstall Windows XP without CD.Second, a download of Windows XP isn't illegal, I don't think you will get all the answers here to know where to download a copy of Windows XP.Better call the computer manufacturer instead.See you soon ~!
Can't boot from USB on laptop Acer NC-V5-571. another boot enabled is bios, but and I tried to boot from usb DVD etc. (starting from things that works on other PCs. I've set USB and DVD as a priority higher from startup in the BIOS. I get the alternative start menu, choose DVD or USB, but it starts just Windows 8.
I tried to boot from an external device in settings PC - general settings in the charming bar, but it starts off directly with Windows 8 too. the DVD plays fine films, and if I plug the boot device dvd W8 sees them and their content because I expect too much.
Any ideas on how to boot from another device. I would like to take at least a decent backup using Acronis.
Thanks in advance for any help
Boot from an additional media under Windows 8, you will ensure that you have either disabled Secure Boot or changed to UEFI in the traditional mode. The following articles describe how to do this.
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