Can't install from USB drive - Reboot and select proper device

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  1. antox99

    antox99 New Member

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    Hi hiii! Ok so i have win 8 but somehow my explorer.exe file got damaged...so i decided to install another windows... a friend of mine gave me the ISO files of win 8.1...i downloaded the windows USB/DVD tool and made my 8gb pendrive bootable with win 8.1 but when i tried to boot my laptop with it got the "reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key" mesage....i already changed the priority of the booting to "removable device" instead of "hard drive" or "cd/dvd" but it wont recognize it still...i tried another pendrive...and still have the same error...dunno what can be causing it..can someone help me?
     
  2. Josephur

    Josephur Windows Forum Admin
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    Does your BIOS have UEFI, does it have a legacy OS install mode?.. could be many reasons.
     
  3. antox99

    antox99 New Member

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    how can i check that?...im sorry im not much of a computer girl but i can follow instructions lol
     
  4. antox99

    antox99 New Member

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    how can i check that?...im sorry im not much of a computer girl but i can follow instructions lol
     
  5. Nimit

    Nimit Well-Known Member

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    Press F12 while your PC is taking a boot then @Josephur can help you.
     
  6. Josephur

    Josephur Windows Forum Admin
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    Yeah really need to see BIOS options..
     

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