How to Boot a Laptop From USB
Whether it's because of an issue with a Windows operating system registry or a virus, it's not unusual for computer users to discover a laptop won't boot. If you find this issue to be a problem of yours, there's a simple fix. Simply by inserting a bootable USB that has your Windows operating system installed on it into a USB port on your laptop and clicking a few buttons, you can be sure you'll be able to fix your problem in no time.
Things You'll Need
- Laptop with at least one USB port
- USB thumb drive/key/flash drive with Windows operating system installed
Restart the laptop.
Press the F1 key or F2 key to enter the laptop's BIOS setup.
Navigate to the boot or boot sequence option within BIOS.
Reconfigure your laptop's boot order so that your USB drive boots first, followed by the laptop's hard drive then CD-ROM drive.
Insert the USB drive into one of the laptop's USB ports.
Press the F10 key to restart the laptop. Your laptop will automatically now boot from the USB drive.