Enable USB boot on an old computer with bootable CD?

techguy.org - 2013-05-04 15:33:39 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi everyone. I've got a few old computers in my basement that I want to install Linux on. The only problem is the BIOS doesn't support USB boot, as they are quite old. What I'm looking for is something I can burn to a CD that will allow USB boot from a YUMI-created flash drive. Basically it should be like this. First I boot from the CD, t...

Blank Screen After Installation

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-18 06:29:01 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi all, I recently bought an ASUS S56CM notebook pre-loaded with Windows 8 x64 and a lot of bloatware. So I decided to download a clean retail version of Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (X17-59465), create a bootable USB and do a clean install. What I did: Create a bootable USB Enter BIOS (UEFI) enable "launch CSM", disable "secure boot" and set p...

Can't boot Windows XP SP3

techguy.org - 2013-04-24 03:04:50 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello, I just joined the forum. Read this site had a good reputation so here it goes. My computer won't boot. I have two hard drives and I'm not able to boot to either one. I have an older Maxtor drive which generates a message stating "Insert bootable disk" or something of the like. I also have a new Seagate, which I've rarely used. It l...

Windows 8 bootable DVD

eightforums.com - 2013-03-12 07:21:48 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, :think: i want to make a windows 8 bootable installation DVD using the *setup files stored in my computer which i have previously copied from win 8 dvd*. But i don't have the win 8 boot information file or .bif file to make a bootable disk. can anybody know where to download that .bif file or any other method to make bootable disk. No...

Blinking Cursor - HP cannot boot XP from CD

techguy.org - 2013-05-01 04:21:45 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello, I have a HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook and I want to install Windows XP on it. I have the bootable DVD which works fine when I try to boot any other computer with it, but when I try to do it on my Pavilion, the phrase "Press any key to boot from CD..." DOESN'T appear. Instead, it stays on a blinking cursor on a black screen forever and...

hardware boot

techguy.org - 2013-03-21 22:44:47 - Similar - Report/Block

I turn on my computer a intel mcs and it brings it up to my normal screen then five minutes later things shut down and the black screen comes on and the following processes happen: intel(R) Boot agent GE v1.2.50 copyright(c) 1997-2007, Intel Corporation Intel(R) Boot Agent PXE Base code (PXE-2.1 build 086) Client MAC ADDR: 00 1C C0 38 1C...

Looking for a good open source ISO burner that makes bootable CD's

sevenforums.com - 2013-05-04 04:41:23 - Similar - Report/Block

Last time I made a bootable CD was about three years ago; can't remember what utility I used to burn it. Now I need to make another one, but the one I burned from a supposedly bootable ISO file does not boot. I don't recall last time having to do anything like specifically extract a boot sector file, save it & inject it into an ISO file.

Brand New Laptop Won't Boot

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-12 00:05:35 - Similar - Report/Block

I've had my Acer Aspire M3-581TG laptop for no more than five days. I was away this weekend so I haven't so much as touched the laptop from thursday until yesterday night. When I went to boot up the laptop yesterday I got a "windows boot manager boot failed" screen (it came with windows 8 already installed - it was cheaper than buying the...

Unable to boot via bootable USB or CD Rom

techguy.org - 2013-03-25 12:57:02 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello ALL, I have query about isolation an issues regarding booting of OS. The Issue : Windows blacked out all of sudden while operating and i restarted the system, Windows was not able to load and hence went to automatic recovery. Steps taken : I tried the automatic recovery and it tool a long time with no results I choose start compute...

Downgrading to Windows 7 ISSUE!

eightforums.com - 2013-03-17 11:42:32 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello. I bought the laptop HP Envy 6 1106TX which came with a Pre-installed Windows 8. So I made a Windows 7 Bootable USB. Turned off Secure boot & Enabled Legacy and set the boot to USB in boot options. The Windows 7 Setup started. PROBLEM:...

Samsung Magician 4.0 Bootable Secure Erase Utility...

hardforum.com - 2013-05-16 13:01:10 - Similar - Report/Block

Just installed Magician 4.0 on my Windows 8 system. Says that it cannot secure erase the SSD w/in Windows and wants me to create a bootable USB or CD/DVD. I created the bootable USB on a SD card in a USB card reader. I booted it up, but the display is all corrupt and nothing is readable. I redid the bootable USB option with a flash drive...

Can someone help me please its urgent:(

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-26 19:24:04 - Similar - Report/Block

So i booted my laptop up a few weeks ago and it came up after an update saying '1.Windows Boot Manager has been blocked by the current security policy' Now it gives me the option to press 'Ok', when I do it comes up saying 'No bootable device, Hit any key'. When I do it takes me to the Boot Manager and there is no OP to boot up? I got the...

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Boot Problem Drive Order ?????

tweaktown.com - 2012-09-15 17:56:11 - Similar - Report/Block

I have one 120gb SSD Boot Drive on Port 0, one 240gb SSD with Programs on it on Port 1, and one 1TB HDD on a Port that shows as Sata M ?. Everytime I reboot the computer it wants to default to the HDD to boot and therefore Will Not Boot because it can't find a Boot Manager. Everytime I have to go into the Bios and disable the other drives...

What is Boot menu?

computerhope.com - 2013-02-02 00:04:55 - Similar - Report/Block

When a computer is starting up, a user can access the boot menu by pressing one of several keyboard keys, including Esc, F10 or F12, depending on the manufacturer of the computer or motherboard. The specific key to press is usually specified on the computer's startup screen. The boot menu allows a user to select what device to load an ope...

Windows 7 DVD doesn't boot, neither does USB. :'(

sevenforums.com - 2012-09-30 08:30:12 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello all, My problem is that i'm not able to install windows 7. Been trying to install this since past 1 week. The methods i've tried are: 1. I have a windows 7 bootable DVD which doesnt boot up. (I've set BIOS to boot from DVD ROM first but it just won't boot from the DVD). Tried to install Windows 7 from the same DVD to a friend's PC...

Computer randomly doesn't boot.

techguy.org - 2013-04-30 06:38:08 - Similar - Report/Block

I am new to this forum, and hope that someone can help me. My computer randomly won't boot. After shutting down correctly, on next boot attempt the computer will stall after POST and say that the operating system cannot be loaded. If I click to load windows normally, it hangs then turns off then on again (the computer itself stays powered...

Verifying DMI data pool

techguy.org - 2013-04-19 21:30:08 - Similar - Report/Block

I searched past posts but none are like mine. It is a computer I built a few years ago with Win 7 64 bit. Booting the computer may or may not get to Verifying DMI pool data. if it gets to it will go to the desktop just fine. One boot can be fine, the next one I may have to reset two to four or more times before getting to the desktop. If...

F18 install fails UEFI boot on Intel mobo

fedoraforum.org - 2013-02-12 21:58:55 - Similar - Report/Block

Intel DQ77MK motherboard, BIOS release 0054 and 0056 Installed Fedora 18 from DVD without too many problems. Not a dual boot system, no notable complications. Then, reboot. And the mobo fails to find a bootable partition: Quote: A bootable device has not been detected Please refer to the Product Guide at http://support.intel.com/support/...

no bootable device pxe-e61, but can boot from CD...

techguy.org - 2013-03-26 16:35:48 - Similar - Report/Block

This is what i walked into when i came into work this morning no bootable device pxe-e61, insert bootable disc and hit any button to continue. Well, I tried to restart the comp with out the disk and was not able to get to safe mode, just the same screen, very annoying. I first tried to disconnect everything and restart, tried bios (though...

[SOLVED] [question] grub, LFS, Fedora 18

fedoraforum.org - 2013-04-09 01:54:01 - Similar - Report/Block

Going through LFS 7.3 and about ready to make it bootable but Fedora's grub is giving me issue. The plan was to share /boot between LFS and Fedora 18 as I have done in the past (been awhile since I ran LFS - LFS 4.something last time). Hell, I've shared /boot between Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu, and LFS. That was grub 1 and it was easy because...

'Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media' error

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-22 04:12:03 - Similar - Report/Block

I just put windows 7 on my computer not to long ago and all of the sudden I get this error message when i turn on my pavilion p6142p desktop computer "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press any key" I have tried tightening my cords and checking them, cleaning them and everything but not...

Samsung 9-series, USB, Fedora 18 - No boot

fedoraforum.org - 2013-04-11 00:00:08 - Similar - Report/Block

I got a Samsung 9-series. I want it to run Fedora 18. So I downloaded the live DVD, and made a bootable USB stick with liveusb-creator. Entered the BIOS setup on the Samsung, disabled "Secure boot", selected CSM boot, temporarily disabled SSD boot, and moved USB to the top of the boot list. Boot machine with USB stick in: No dice. Tried b...

Computer won't boot after inserting graphics card?

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-08 11:14:38 - Similar - Report/Block

Today i connected an old graphics card to my motherboard. (Radeon x600: as i dont have any graphics card, i was just trying). When i started pc, all three fans computer(processor, motherboard, graphics card) works properly. There is constant beeps sound. Computer won't boot and there is no display. When i removed graphics card, the situat...

How do I make a grub CD for booting Fedora 17?

fedoraforum.org - 2013-03-18 22:37:50 - Similar - Report/Block

I had Fedora 15 on a computer, dual booted with Windows 7. I did a fresh install of Fedora 17, but in the process I seem to have wiped out its capability to boot Windows 7, which I'm pretty sure is still on the disk. My plan is to install grub on the /boot partition of the new Fedora 17 and then fix the MBR to boot Windows and use Easy BC...

How to use Plop Boot Manager to boot from USB in Linux?

stackoverflow.com - 2013-03-24 13:45:28 - Similar - Report/Block

I failed to upgrade from Ubuntu12.04 to 12.10, so I decide to make a fresh installation of 12.10. My old computer doesn't support booting from usb , and its cd-rom is broken I know Plop Boot Manager can make my computer boot from usb. I know how to use it in Windows , and I did use it when I tranfered from Win-XP to Ubuntu 12.04. But now...

GA-P35-DS3R BIOS problems with USB inserted

tweaktown.com - 2013-02-20 04:03:49 - Similar - Report/Block

I recently upgraded an existing PC with an E6750 chip which I knows OCs to 3.8GHZ. I made a bootable memtest86+ 5.00 Beta USB using the file off the official site and plugged it into the board. This was used successfully in another PC. Initially, the system posted, but I could not get an OC anywhere close to 3.8GHZ. System would power off...

Blank Screen After Windows 7 Ultimate Installation

eightforums.com - 2013-03-18 14:22:58 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi all, I recently bought an ASUS S56CM notebook pre-loaded with Windows 8 x64 and a lot of bloatware. So I decided to download a clean retail version of Windows 7 Ultimate (http://www.sevenforums.com/#) x64 (X17-59465), create a bootable (http://www.sevenforums.com/#) USB and do a clean install. What I did: Create a bootable USB Enter BI...

Make Windows 7 bootable after motherboard swap

sevenforums.com - 2013-05-31 19:09:44 - Similar - Report/Block

*, or bootable after swapping hard drive to new machine. Software described Paragon P2P Adjust OS.* This procedure describes how to do it. Procedure can be used in case of: * http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/135 077-windows-7-installation-transfer-new- computer.html doesn't work. * You forgot to SYSPREP. * You can't SYSPREP because your...

Windows 8 Bootable from USB?

techguy.org - 2013-02-08 13:11:42 - Similar - Report/Block

I've managed to find libraries of applications that can create bootable installations of Vista and Win7... but none claim Windows 8. Does anyone know of a utility for making a windows 8 bootable installation USB Stick?...

Windows 98 doesn't boot properly

techguy.org - 2012-08-11 23:49:02 - Similar - Report/Block

So i'm a 12 year old boy, (don't troll) and my dad brought down an old computer and told me i could fix it up. So far I'm doing very well. I plugged in all the power cords and plugged in my SATA HDD and formated it but now I have a problem. When I boot windows 98 up, it brings me right to a command prompt screen like this: Windows 98 C:...

Can't boot computer after restore and updates.

techguy.org - 2013-02-26 02:38:21 - Similar - Report/Block

Okay, so i restored my computer to factures restore...Everything was good, but then i had to restart my computer thanks to updates...When i restarted my computer the regular HP screen came up but then Black screen with a white writing thing blinking...I could'nt write anything or do anything while in there..Only at HP startup screen i cou...

Boot-Up Problem

techguy.org - 2013-03-14 13:44:42 - Similar - Report/Block

When i turn on my computer it loads up a sceen that asks whether i want to enter set up, go to the boot menu or start recovery, so when i click enter the computer restarts, then the same screen comes up, but this time the computer loads up fine. The computer works perfectly fine it just annoying that everytime i turn on my computer i have...

how to disable windows boot manager

eightforums.com - 2013-03-15 02:00:27 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi i want ask you Before my system is just go to windows if i boot my computer But now my system go to windows boot manager if i boot my computer And its need me to choose the os or wait for 30 sec Fyi: I use uefi win8 I already disable it via easybcd Via msconfig...

BSOD on boot up. Laptop will not Boot

sevenforums.com - 2013-02-20 09:59:35 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a Toshiba Laptop which for a number of weeks will not start up first time. I get a BSOD which shuts the computer down before I can read it. If I try to reboot "safe mode" takes ages to analyze (about 40 minutes) before telling me the issue cannot be solved. If I then boot again but select normal boot, the laptop will often (not alw...

PXE-MOF: Exiting Intel PXE ROM - "No bootable device"

techguy.org - 2013-05-01 04:54:50 - Similar - Report/Block

I bought this used Dell Inspiron 1121 with Windows 8 pre-installed last night. I wanted to return it to the factory configuration so I connected an external DVD drive via USB and found to my dismay the BIOS is password protected so I did what has worked on other systems where the BIOS is inaccessible: I removed the hard disk, connected it...

Computer won't boot from disc

techguy.org - 2012-09-29 13:28:24 - Similar - Report/Block

Ok basically I have jut finished building my first computer. The only part that hasn't arrived is my blu ray drive so i decided to try using my old computers dvd drive. When i go to BIOS and go on boot from dvd drive it just gives me a message saying to select proper boot device or insert boot media into the selected device. The windows 7...

Need help installing another OS in dual boot with windows8

eightforums.com - 2012-11-14 10:52:25 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey all... As i have stated in my topic, i need to install opensuse in dual boot with windows8. I have just purchased samsung NP550P5C-S03IN, series 5 laptop with core i7, it came with windows 8. Ok so now i'm having both usb boot device and even the bootable dvd of opensuse 12.2, but even after putting both things into the laptop, the la...

Windows 7 Boot Disk

techguy.org - 2013-05-22 12:46:41 - Similar - Report/Block

My laptop came installed with vista orginally but I upgraded to windows 7 later on, well the hard drive crashed and I installed a new one. I cant get the computer to boot from the windows 7 64 bit disk. I made a recovery disk for the computer when I first got it and it will not boot from that either. I done a hard drive test and a momery...

Disk boot failure.

techguy.org - 2013-04-22 21:45:03 - Similar - Report/Block

Allright so my computer suddenly decided to kill itself... When i boot it up i get greeted with a message saying: "DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER." (Before this it says "Media test failure, check cable") Ive tried securing all the cables, but i cant enter BIOS as the computer goes right to booting operating system w...

Changed 'Performance' in msconfig, computer can't start properly

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-11 02:37:27 - Similar - Report/Block

My computer always hang whenever I sign in Skype.. So I tried un-ticking the 'memory' in boot menu (in msconfig) and the result now my computer can't even start properly.. It shutdowns automatically after the boot screen, please help me.. :( Windows 7 x64, 8GB DDR3...


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