Windows 10: Install from USB or UEFI? Differences? Solved

  1.    16 Feb 2016 #1

    Install from USB or UEFI? Differences?


    I created a bootable Windows 10 installer with the specific Microsoft tool, on an USB pendrive.


    Now, when I go in Bios to choose from where to boot to install Win10, I have 2 options about USB port. One is USB and the another one is UEFI....but I just have 1 installer pendrive.
    What are differences? Why it find 2 different sources?
    Both USB and UEFI options, just shows up when USB pendrive is connected.
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  2.    16 Feb 2016 #2

    You can use that pen drive to install in MBR or UEFI mode, just pick the one you want.

    Jim
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  3.    17 Feb 2016 #3

    here is some info from MS on UEFI , if your hardware is compatible id use UEFI to utilise fast boot and faster shutdowns (there are a more reasons than those btw look it up ) Your hardware has to be UEFI compatible to use the features though as you didnt fill in your specs i cant tell

    Windows Setup: Installing using the MBR or GPT partition style
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