Windows 10: How do I boot from my USB stick?

Discus and support How do I boot from my USB stick? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Usually setting the Boot Order in BIOS is obvious but not sure with mine. Which do I select? How can I determine for certain whether Windows did boot... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by jwblue, Apr 29, 2019.

  1. jwblue Win User

    How do I boot from my USB stick?


    Usually setting the Boot Order in BIOS is obvious but not sure with mine. Which do I select?

    How can I determine for certain whether Windows did boot from the USB stick?

    (Opening the image in a new tab will put it the correct way. Not sure why it is upside down here. Sorry about that.)


    How do I boot from my USB stick? [​IMG]


    :)
     
    jwblue, Apr 29, 2019
    #1
  2. thraxed Win User

    Installing windows off of a USB stick

    Step By Step from vista:
    From admin cmd prompt

    1. diskpart
    1a. list disk
    2. select disk 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    Copy Windows Vista's DVD ROM content to the Flash Drive

    xcopy d:\*.* /s/e/f e:\ (d being your vista cd and e being your usb stick)

    And that's it, boot off your usb disk
     
    thraxed, Apr 29, 2019
    #2
  3. NavyLCDR Win User
    USB stick previously used as a boot stick for Killdisk not recognized


    Try method 2 under Windows 7 8 10 here:
    Free to Remove Readonly Attribute in Windows

    Method 2: Clear readonly status with Diskpart

    In Windows 10, 8, 7 OS, you are also able to run Diskpart in Command Prompt to clear read-only attribute on any partition on your computer. You can follow the tutorial below:

    Step 1. Open Command Line and type Diskpart
    Step 2. Type list disk
    Step 3. Type select disk (disk number)
    Step 4. Type attributes disk clear readonly


    How do I boot from my USB stick? [​IMG]


    Then try Clean
     
    NavyLCDR, Apr 29, 2019
    #3
  4. Lazzer408 Win User

    How do I boot from my USB stick?

    USB boot for bios update

    Did the first step. It already doesn't work. Note the capacities and drive letters M:/N: The HP utility is about to format my raid-1 volume containing my 2 750gb drives. It thinks it's the usb stick. I can not select any other drives in the HP utility. My 512mb usb stick is U:.

    Any other suggestions?


    How do I boot from my USB stick? nonono-jpg.jpg
     
    Lazzer408, Apr 29, 2019
    #4
Thema:

How do I boot from my USB stick?

Loading...
  1. How do I boot from my USB stick? - Similar Threads - boot USB stick

  2. Can't boot from USB stick

    in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade
    Can't boot from USB stick: I have Windows 10 currently installed on my PC. I want to go back to Windows 7, and I have a USB stick with the Windows 7 setup files. When my computer is starting up, I press esc to open the bios menu, then select boot device, then I select the USB with the Windows 7 setup...
  3. HOW DO I GET MY PHOTO STICK TO WORK

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    HOW DO I GET MY PHOTO STICK TO WORK: HOW DO I GET MY PHOTO STICK TO WORK https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/how-do-i-get-my-photo-stick-to-work/897b9d62-c922-4f3b-93f7-effc7933d015
  4. How do I remove write-protection from my USB Stick?

    in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware
    How do I remove write-protection from my USB Stick?: I run Windows 10 and here is my problem that started today. Everytime I go to put something on my USB Flash Drive I get a message saying: "The disk is write protected" -- Remove the write protection or use another disk.This just started today and I tried another USB stick and...
  5. My computer won't boot up with the USB stick

    in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade
    My computer won't boot up with the USB stick: I recently installed new Installation media on my 16 GB Usb stick so I can upgrade my 32-bit OS pc to 64-bit OS. Note that I am using the same pc i installed the installation media on. When the download finished etc etc, I shut down my pc and entered the BIOS Settings using...
  6. Booting a VM from a USB stick ( From Inside Vmware)

    in Windows 10 Virtualization
    Booting a VM from a USB stick ( From Inside Vmware): Hi there deleted -- wrong info cheers jimbo 106420
  7. Ho to boot a VM from a USB stick in vmware

    in Windows 10 Virtualization
    Ho to boot a VM from a USB stick in vmware: Hi folks This is a good way to achieve booting a VM from a USB in vmware. How to Boot a VMware Virtual Machine from a USB Drive Cheers jimbo 82357
  8. Booting from USB stick or DVD

    in Windows 10 Backup and Restore
    Booting from USB stick or DVD: Imagine a computer where W10 is running on an SSD. I have a USB stick and/or a DVD which contain a bootable version of W10 (probably made from Microsoft's Media Creation Tool). After a fault, the plan is that after tickling F12 (in my case) the above bootable version could be...
  9. boot from USB stick?

    in Windows 10 Support
    boot from USB stick?: Hi All, I just purchased a new windows 10, which came as a USB Flash stick and Im curious if I can use it as an emergency boot USB? in case computer wont boot normally? Thnx! 21792
  10. if I download from usb stick will it be empty ?

    in Windows 10 Support
    if I download from usb stick will it be empty ?: I'm an ESL teacher. Some months ago I had someone download some books I had on a USB stick onto a computer I using at that time. Yesterday I tried to download the books onto another computer and was told that there is nothing on it. It is empty ! We tried it on 2 other...