boot from usb

Hi all

cant seem to boot from usb in win 8

disabled safeboot, fatboot, its set to legacy

any idea's would be great

Thank you
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davy999Asked:
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
What is there on the USB? Does it boot from this exact USB stick on any other PC?
rindiCommented:
Besides all the settings you changed, have you also made sure the boot order in the BIOS is set to first boot from the USB device?
davy999Author Commented:
noxcho

it boots from other pc's

ive changed the boot order
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rindiCommented:
What is it you are trying to boot from, a USB stick? CD/DVD in external optical drive? If it is a USB stick, sometimes they show up in the BIOS as an HD, and in such a BIOS you normally have to change the HD priority for the USB stick to show up first, and not anything for USB.
davy999Author Commented:
its a ultra x usb a diagnostic hardware it shows up in bios as first but boots up
from hdd
noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
So if you call for Boot Menu by pressing F12 or F11 - you see the USB stick - right?
McKnifeCommented:
I have seen this behavior as a result of Windows 8's "fast boot" feature (note: that's not a bios feature).
So first, do a full shutdown like this: on the Metro start page click on "shut down" while you Keep the shift-key pressed - this will enforce a full shutdown - then retry.

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davy999Author Commented:
Hi McKnife

That was the problem it also showed the cd ect

Thank you all for you help
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