Help booting from thumb drive

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Help booting from thumb drive

Postby ditdah » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:18 am

I have an ASRock motherboard using American Megatrends bios. It will not boot from the usb unless I unplug the SATA drives. Is there any way to correct this?
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Re: Help booting from thumb drive

Postby Karlsweldt » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:41 pm

Check in the BIOS that the 'legacy' USB feature is enabled. And select 'search all bootable paths' or otherwise stated.
Should be a message at the bottom of the screen, "Press any key to boot from @ drive" or similar. You have about 5 seconds to respond. If you do boot from a USB drive frequently, have that in the selected boot path, before the optical drive.
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