installing a new SSD on my Dell Vostro 3750 after HD failure to Windows 10

I just confirmed a failure of my Dell HD that came with my laptop. I have had no trouble out of it since I bought it but with all the travels and crammed luggage slammed carryon's in my life over the past 6 years. It was probably due.

So with the HD failure. I ran out and bought a Sandisk ULTRA II SSD
The PC originally had Win 7 Professional. Which I have a disk for that from the Microsoft Partner Program not the OEM disk. I do not recall it having one. I got this through a University purchase near the Dell center in Nashville, TN.

What I have is an external CD/DVD burner by LG with Win7Pro disk in the bay.
I have a SanDisk Cruzer Mini 4 GB flash with the same Files for Win7Pro copied on it.
I was using my Setup Process Going into my Phoenix BIOS Ver A14 for my Dell Vostro 3750 and I can see the Boot Sequence options. Set to fig. 1

1. Removable Drive
2. CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive
3. US Storage Device
4. Hard Drive
5. Network
6. eSATA

I have tried many combinations. However, when I Save & Exit. My machine I thought should go to the settings and pick up one of the devices listed above. I have setup to read the files for Win 7 Pro. Unfortunately the machine restarts over to the hard drive which has no operating system on it at the moment and (so I obviously have to restart)  when I hit F12 it goes to the boot menu which has only the following listed. fig. 2

1. Hard Drive
2. Diagnostics
3. Setup

My only choices.  I cannot get to a startup of the disk drive or the flash drive. So the cycle continues. I have read and read about many solutions but none are either available or none work. Such as

1. Disable Secure Boot - Not listed in BIOS
2. UEFI setup or modification. NOT present anywhere I can find. Either in BIOS or Advanced Options in WIn10 (which is what I had upgraded to from Win7Pro.
3. I do not see anything Legacy Boot related on the entire BIOS setup....and I have looked and looked.

 I am in an endless loop cannot find nor see a solution. Spent all weekend trying to get this new SSD installed so I can get back to work. I am totally deflated. If anyone can help me please.....please do.

Oh I should mention that I did have at one time the install started with Win7Pro. from the CD. Then it stopped suddenly saying I was missing a driver for something. I think it was a driver for USB? Not 100% on that. So I started down that path looking for drivers and could not find these missing drivers on the CD I was installing from. I did have a spare backup Win7Ultimate which I tried to install from same problem occurred. During that time I had it seemingly working I recall having seen the Boot Menu showing all the options mentioned in fig 1. When they disappeared I could not seem to restart the Win Install files.
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nobusCommented:
you cannot just copy the windows files to an usb stick an d boot from it
here a 2 line instruction :  http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/279792-32-transfer-bootable-bootable-flash

here some tools to make a boot able usb stick :  https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-create-a-bootable-usb-drive-from-your-windows-cd/

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RUA Volunteer2?Tableau Trainer & Consultant Sales Exec.Author Commented:
Nobus Thank you for the response. I created the USB Flash to specifications you gave above. I made sure it was FAT32. I have no way to set UEFI Nor can I set the Secure Boot. I do not have one on this BIOS. I burned DVD's with the ISO file on it and tried rebooting the machine with all the options connected. What keeps happening is that the Boot Menu comes up after the SETUP in DELL after hitting F2 and or F12. I get the same 1. 1. Hard Drive
2. Diagnostics
3. Setup.
With no way to go to the boot menu which has all 6 of my options mentioned above. Original Post.  No mention of USB, CD/DVD or Removable drives, eSATA. . What am I doing wrong? Files are burned as per the specs from the links you provided above. Could it be anything else. It is making me wonder should I refresh the BIOS or set Defaults back. Your thoughts appreciated. When I reboot and Hit F12 I hear nothing on my External DVD R/RW Burner nor does the USB light up which it should
nobusCommented:
here tha manual -  at pg 129  find the bios settings; you should see system configuration as shown there
http://downloads.dell.com/manuals/all-products/esuprt_laptop/esuprt_vostro_notebook/vostro-3750_owner%27s%20manual_en-us.pdf
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RUA Volunteer2?Tableau Trainer & Consultant Sales Exec.Author Commented:
That was great advice. I realize what I was doing wrong., I had everything right but one thing. The F12 button. I noticed in one sentence of the manual that it said to press the Setup Reboot button only once when the Dell screen popped up. What I was doing was tapping the F12 Tap Tap Tap Tap Tappity Tap Tap. That was kicking the screen to the other boot screen. So I waited and tapped the F12 only once as the Dell Boot screen started and Wallah...! So that is working like a charm now. So thank you. I have another question which came up in mid install which I will post immediately. So thank you for getting me out of that hoie. Unfortunately now I am in another...
RUA Volunteer2?Tableau Trainer & Consultant Sales Exec.Author Commented:
Thank you sir. I am thankful that I can finally get some sleep. This had been killing my productivity.EE is the best.
nobusCommented:
>>  press the Setup Reboot button  << and that was which key ?
anyway  -tx for the feedback; Always useful
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