Windows 10: Unable to Boot From USB

Discus and support Unable to Boot From USB in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Yesterday I created a USB boot by copying Windows 10 1903 ISO to my usb and then used the media creator to create a boot/setup disk. In trying to boot... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by JamesJoey, Sep 15, 2019.

  1. JamesJoey Win User

    Unable to Boot From USB


    Yesterday I created a USB boot by copying Windows 10 1903 ISO to my usb and then used the media creator to create a boot/setup disk.

    In trying to boot to the USB via the boot menu, I get nothing but a black screen.

    I waited once for 10 mts. and tied again with the same results.


    Someone, please tell me I didn't waste 3 hours yesterday creating this boot/setup disk.


    James

    :)
     
    JamesJoey, Sep 15, 2019
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  2. Unable to boot the computer.

    Hi Samid,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    Before we proceed, we would require more information to assist you further.


    • What is the make and model of your computer?

    I suggest you check if you are able to boot into Windows Recovery Environment using installation media. Follow the steps provided below and check.

      • Insert the installation USB and boot Windows 10 from it.
      • In the ‘Windows setup’ page select the ‘language to install’, ‘Time and currency format’ and the ‘keyboard or input method’ and click on ‘next’.
      • Click on ‘Repair your computer’ and select ‘Troubleshoot’.
    Check if you are able to boot to this window. If you are unable to boot to this window, I suggest you to contact the manufacturer and check.

    Hope this information is helpful. Reply us with this information to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Syed Md Bilal, Sep 15, 2019
    #2
  3. Lazzer408 Win User
    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?


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    Lazzer408, Sep 15, 2019
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  4. D-rock Win User

    Unable to Boot From USB

    Help with USB Boot Image

    I am trying to boot from my USB flash drive. I followed the instructions step for step that are in the article on this website. I downloaded the HP program and the USB Image zip file. I ran the HP flash program and pointed it to the folder where I unzipped the USB Image files to. I then copied all the files over to the USB memory stick as instructed. When I restart my computer and press F12 to go to the boot menu I have 3 options: SATA hard drive, CD-ROM drive, or USB Device. So I choose USB device and when it reads the USB memory stick all I get is the error "Non-system disk, replace and hit any key" Its like the USB memory is missing some system files or it doesnt have the master boot record or something. Somebody please HELP!!! I want to flash the bios in a new video card and I have to boot to DOS and I dont have a floppy drive and I have Win XP so a USB boot is probably the best option I have.
     
    D-rock, Sep 15, 2019
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