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USB devices not detected

I have the Toshiba P25 S526, I'm trying to use my external dvd drive to be use as the first boot device for reformatting my system, I updated the BIOS 2.10V (I think it is) but it doesn't detect the drive and actually the screen freezes on booting and I have to disconnect the drive only then it will continue to boot up, can you advise???

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Go to the bios and check the boot device order, if the option for usb boot is there makes it first, ortherwise make cd/dvd as your first boot device, ........... enable all the usb options available on your bios

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