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Trekwatcher
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how to boot from usb?

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pavilion a6342p
Microsoft Windows Vista

how do i change boot order to usb in bios? I don't see that option.

thanks

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

On some of the older model PC's you can't boot from a USB flash drive, even if it shows a USB boot option in the BIOS.

 

The easiest and best way to try and boot from any device, for example a USB flash drive, is to have the flash drive in a USB port, turn on or restart the PC.

 

Tap the F9 key to get the one time boot options menu.

 

Select the USB flash drive from the list of bootable devices and press the Enter key.

 

The PC should now boot from the USB flash drive.

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

On some of the older model PC's you can't boot from a USB flash drive, even if it shows a USB boot option in the BIOS.

 

The easiest and best way to try and boot from any device, for example a USB flash drive, is to have the flash drive in a USB port, turn on or restart the PC.

 

Tap the F9 key to get the one time boot options menu.

 

Select the USB flash drive from the list of bootable devices and press the Enter key.

 

The PC should now boot from the USB flash drive.

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