Quote: Originally Posted by Climo
When using my usb dvd drive should I also change the boot order in the bios to reflect the dvd drive as primary or does it matter?
Restart your computer with the USB drive connected. When rebooting, press and hold the Boot Menu ( I hope it is F12 , for your HP) key, it will show the list of all the possible drives to boot from. Select USB using the scroll arrow keys, and hit enter; the installation will be started.