1. Joined : Sep 2015
    DFW, Texas,,USA.
    Posts : 10
    windows 10
       08 Sep 2015 #1

    boot from USB stick?

    Hi All,

    I just purchased a new windows 10, which came as a USB Flash stick
    and Im curious if I can use it as an emergency boot USB?
    in case computer wont boot normally?

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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       08 Sep 2015 #2

    Hello Zargon,

    If you mean that you purchased a retail copy of Windows 10, then yes you can boot from the USB to advanced startup options.

    Advanced Startup Options - Boot to in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    DFW, Texas,,USA.
    Posts : 10
    windows 10
       08 Sep 2015 #3

    Hi Brink,

    yep,,i did purchase a Retail copy with USB stick [guys at store tried to tell me i could download for free,
    but I wanted an official Installer, and because i also heard that win 10 was going to be the last windows release]
    Thnx for the reply,
    wow,that advanced startup options link was a great read!!, that shortcut might come in handy someday!
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       08 Sep 2015 #4

    You're most welcome.
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