Configuring your computer to boot from a USB drive allows
you to boot into a separate operating system stored on a bootable USB drive.
This is handy when needing to troubleshoot a computer or
access the hard drive without booting into the main operating system.
In order to boot from a USB drive, your computer's
motherboard and BIOS must support USB booting.
If they do, then a simple tweak to the BIOS settings is all
you need to do.
Shut down your computer and allow it to completely power off.
Insert your USB drive into an open USB port on your
For ease of access, try to insert it into a front port if
you have one.
Turn on your computer and enter the BIOS menu.
When your computer first boots, the manufacturer's logo will
appear on the screen.
On the bottom of the screen is a note telling you which
button to press to enter the BIOS.
Quickly press the button to enter the BIOS menu.
All manufacturers are slightly different, but some common
buttons for entering the BIOS are F2, F10, F12, ESC and DEL.
If you are unsure, refer to the owner's manual that
accompanied your computer.
Use the arrow keys to scroll down to the boot device menu.
It will be titled differently on different computers, but
look for something like "Boot Order" or "Boot Devices."
Press the enter key to enter the boot menu.
Scroll down to "USB Drive" and set it as the first
Exit out of the BIOS menu and reboot your computer.
When your computer boots up it will boot from the USB drive
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