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  1.    05 Jul 2017 #1
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    BIOS won't see bootable USB/Only boot option is "Windows boot mngr "


    So I Do Not know if this is the right category for this topic but couldn't find a better one.

    Recently I had some problems updating to 1703 and I already wanted to do a clean install of windows 10.
    so I created a bootable Win10 usb disk but the UEFI BIOS only shows "Windows Boot Manager" as boot option and I couldn't find a way to make the BIOS recognize or show the usb so if anyone of you can help me with this my computer is Asus X550VC its a laptop and doest have a fancy BIOS as well.

    I would appreciate all the help and thanks.
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  2.    05 Jul 2017 #2
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    Did you have the usb plugged in when you tried as a lot wont boot usb unless its presant. ASUS manager should give you the option the set the boot state
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  3.    05 Jul 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuria View Post
    Did you have the usb plugged in when you tried as a lot wont boot usb unless its presant. ASUS manager should give you the option the set the boot state
    ofcourse the usb was plugged in but my problem is that the bios wont even give me a option to choose anything else as a boot devide instead of windows boot manager
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  4.    05 Jul 2017 #4
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    What about asus manager thats the correct way
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  5.    05 Jul 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuria View Post
    What about asus manager thats the correct way
    asus manager is all bloatware i dont want to clean my pc i want to fully clean install windows
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  6.    05 Jul 2017 #6
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    Its a simple app that checks for updates and lets you set the boot options

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  7.    05 Jul 2017 #7
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    I didn't see mentioned but a lot of computers have a BIOS that doesn't support USB 3.0 ports [usually blue] or devices until after the Operating System has loaded. One has to make sure to use the USB 2.0 port [black] and in some cases a slightly older Thumb drive. I believe the MCT/Media Creation Tool reformats the Thumb drive as FAT32. I always use 8GB drives, 4GB frequently isn't enough and anything on the drive gets deleted in the process so using 16GB and larger is not necessary.
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  8.    05 Jul 2017 #8
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    How did you create the bootable USB is what I want to know. Did you use Rufus? As far as i know, rufus is the only tool able to create bootable USBs that can be detected by UEFI...
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  9.    05 Jul 2017 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuria View Post
    Its a simple app that checks for updates and lets you set the boot options

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    I would like to apologize for not doing enaugh research to learn that it can do that because of the photos that ara in the asus website i thought that this program was a knock off ccleaner
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  10.    05 Jul 2017 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by whiggs2 View Post
    How did you create the bootable USB is what I want to know. Did you use Rufus? As far as i know, rufus is the only tool able to create bootable USBs that can be detected by UEFI...
    yes I did rufus and it formatted the usb to NTFS and I didnt change it probably its the right one
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