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Old 08-15-2015, 11:26 AM   #1
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Question booting puppy 5.2.8


I am using xp pro and have installed puppy 5.2.8 on a flash drive. Can't boot puppy from flash drive.
 
Old 08-15-2015, 11:33 AM   #2
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I am using xp pro and have installed puppy 5.2.8 on a flash drive. Can't boot puppy from flash drive.
In order for anyone to be able to help you, more information is needed. Such as:
  • Is the boot order correct in BIOS?
  • Is the flash drive perhaps corrupt?
  • What, if any, error messages do you see when you try to boot?

Best regards,
HMW
 
Old 08-15-2015, 11:55 AM   #3
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How exactly did you install it on a flash drive?
 
Old 08-15-2015, 12:11 PM   #4
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Welcome aboard.

Likely you need to enable usb booting or legacy in your computers BIOS; If you have UEFI, I'm afraid I don't know.
 
  


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