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Honor Student
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Member Since: ‎05-22-2009
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HP EliteBook 2730P could not boot from external USB-CDROM / USB-DVDROM

We have a HP EliteBook 2730P that could not boot from external USB CDROM. I have check all settings in BIOS and make sure that USB-CDROM is in first position when boot.

 

I have press F9 key when boot up, but the laptop could not find USB-CDRM, the option are local hard disk and network.

 

Also, I have tried two external USB-CDRM, BUFFALO(DVSM-P58U2/BW-US) and U Style(USB-CDROM).

 

Could any people give me a help?

 

 

Regards,

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Provost
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Member Since: ‎01-31-2009
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Re: HP EliteBook 2730P could not boot from external USB-CDROM / USB-DVDROM

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Hi,

Write down Your p/n number which is under Your computer and looks like this and Your Bios version number.

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Student
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Member Since: ‎07-02-2009
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Re: HP EliteBook 2730P could not boot from external USB-CDROM / USB-DVDROM

has anyone resolved this issue? I have 6 tablets and I want to capture an image from one and load on the others. There seem to be a lot of people asking how to boot to USB or USB-CDROM but haven't come across any answers. Chatted with HP support tech last night and he said I should be able to do this ...
Honor Student
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Member Since: ‎05-22-2009
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Re: HP EliteBook 2730P could not boot from external USB-CDROM / USB-DVDROM

I called HP and get a BIOS update to fix this issue.
Student
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Member Since: ‎08-30-2015
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Re: HP EliteBook 2730P could not boot from external USB-CDROM / USB-DVDROM

SOLVED!

 

Just download the bios from hp.com dated 2011.

follow the instructions and restart and now you will see the four options where USB-CD ROm has been listed.

 

cheers

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