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Old 01-11-2015, 02:33 AM   #16
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My usb drive shows under hdd's not as usb, although there is the usb option in bios.
Did you try re-burning iso to usb drive & made sure that fat & Make Bootable were selected?
 
Old 01-11-2015, 06:36 AM   #17
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Check your firmware (BIOS) menu options and look for an option to disable "Secure Boot".

Also, please stop using text-speak -- you can use more than 140 characters here and it is difficult to understand what you are trying to say.
 
Old 01-11-2015, 08:32 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by Bumberclaude View Post
It is a Lexar 4gb. All the files went to it easily. I burned them, restarted the comp to boot from the flash drive. I did this by holding shift and clicking restart which took me to a restart option of choosing how to restart or go into the bios etc. I chose to boot from USB several times and all failed.
Did you actually transfer the .iso image to the USB drive or just transfer the files within the image? It's a subtle but important difference. I have tended to use Unetbootin to create Ubootable USB sticks but I am sure other programs work.
http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
As mentioned in a previous post the USB stick most likely shows up as a hard drive in the boot order in BIOS which has caused me confution on the past as I've selected something like "Removable USB media" and it's not booted.
 
  


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