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Windows 7: Help! I can't boot from a USB?

18 Nov 2012   #1
MisterVortex

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Help! I can't boot from a USB?

When ever I try to boot from a USB, I get a windows error, it will always boot into my regular SSD. I tried changing the boot order, no luck there! I'm lost please help!
It's also not the USB, I tried it on 3 other computers and it worked fine...


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18 Nov 2012   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Sometimes there is a message on the top left of the screen that says: "Press any key to continue". If you miss that. it will default to a normal boot from your default device.
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18 Nov 2012   #3
Jeckler

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Some MB's can restrict booting from USB. Check the BIOS, or post make/model.
It'd be nice if you could mention what this mysterious windows error is too.
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19 Nov 2012   #4
gregrocker

 

What is the USB for? WIn7 install?

Try triggering it using the one-time BIOS Boot Menu key given on first screen, under USB, Removable or HD"s.
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19 Nov 2012   #5
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MisterVortex View Post
......... I tried it on 3 other computers and it worked fine...
What does it boot into?

In other words, how did you create the bootable USB and to what purpose?

More or less the same question greg asked but eliciting more details.
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