Windows Security Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 3.00, by Dr. Herong Yang
Windows 7: Modify Boot Order in BIOS
This section provides a tutorial example on how to modify boot order in BIOS in order to boot from Windows 7 repair USB drive.
Before trying to boot from the Windows 7 Repair USB drive, you should review and change the boot order of the BIOS setup on your computer in order to boot from the USB drive.
1. Press and hold down "F1" key when you restart your computer. You will see the BIOS setup screen.
2. Use the right arrow key to select the "Startup" menu. You will see startup setting entries.
3. Use the down arrow key to select the "Boot" entry. You will see a list of devices with their boot orders.
4. Move USB device to the position after the CD device and the hard disk device. The USB device is represented as "USB HDD USB DISK 2.0" on my computer.
5. Save the change and exit.
Now your computer should be able to boot from the Windows 7 Repair USB drive now.
The picture below shows you a list of boot devices and their default boot order on a ThinkPad computer:
Last update: 2013.
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