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Old 01-08-2007, 05:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default USB to boot iso on computer startup

I have a linux iso that i want to boot up on my windows xp machine, and i dont have a cd burner, so i decided i want to use a usb flash drive instead. after downloading an HP tool that supposedly makes the flash drive bootable, i run the program, restart my comptuer and change my bios to boot from the usb. there is a usb-fdd, usb-zip, and usb-cdrom option that i can set to first priority. i set all of them and after many tries, still no linux starting up. any one know how i can make my flash drive boot up with linux? My computer doesn't have a floppy drive, so any method using floppies is out of the question.

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plug the USB flash drive when the computer is off, then start her up,
go to BIOS, turn off ur HD and set the usb as primary boot device, save n exit
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