Windows 10: Will using a blank hard drive and booting from USB work properly

Discus and support Will using a blank hard drive and booting from USB work properly in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; If I just formatted the drive to GUID, it has no partitions just unallocated space. Would hitting f12 when the windows logo pops up and booting from... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/izzo444, May 26, 2020.

  1. Will using a blank hard drive and booting from USB work properly


    If I just formatted the drive to GUID, it has no partitions just unallocated space. Would hitting f12 when the windows logo pops up and booting from USB write windows 10 onto the hard drive

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    /u/izzo444, May 26, 2020
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  2. Lazzer408 Win User

    Booting from USB on x38 Motherboard, NOT?

    Typically the USB should be listed under the hard drive boot order. Set your "Boot Device Priority" to HDD first, then set the hard drive boot order to the USB stick first.


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    Lazzer408, May 26, 2020
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  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, May 26, 2020
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  4. John Vil Win User

    Will using a blank hard drive and booting from USB work properly

    USB Hard Drives break boot

    Hello Eric,

    One possible reason why this issue occurs is when your BIOS boot sequence is set to boot from USB instead of hard drive. We suggest that you get in touch with your computer manufacturer for assistance on how to reconfigure your BIOS settings.

    Thank you.
     
    John Vil, May 26, 2020
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