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Windows 7: Making USB Default Boot Device on Asus P5Q-SE2 Motherboard

02 Sep 2011   #1

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Making USB Default Boot Device on Asus P5Q-SE2 Motherboard

I just got a new hard drive after the old one failed. I have made a bootable USB Drive and put Windows 7 On there. Im looking though my Boot options and i cannot find USB in it. My motherboard is an Asus P5Q-SE2.

Is there anyway i can Install the OS from the USB as my DVD Drive is Dead.

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02 Sep 2011   #2

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Try pressing the F12 key at boot for the one time boot menu.
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02 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

Some bios options will read something like 'enable legacy devices' usually under USB storage. If you enable legacy devices you will be able to boot from the USB. Are you sure it is bootable? There is a tutorial on creating bootable USB installation USB.
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