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(SOLVED) USB 3.0 port boot problem

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June 9, 2013 8:11:40 PM

Hi all,

I just got my new dell vostro 3360 which have the three usb 3.0 port (none of 2.0)

and i try to boot my bootable usb 2.0 drive (Sandisk ultra) inside this usb have hirenboot, windows xp and windows 7 installation. it does work well with usb 2.0 port on another machine but don't work with this vostro 3360. it show "operation system not found"

any suggestion ?

p.s. i create this bootable drive by winsetupfromusb

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June 10, 2013 4:30:25 AM

If you're trying to boot from the USB, have you changed the boot order in the BIOS/UEFI ?

USB 2/3 are forwards/backwards compatible with each other.
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June 10, 2013 6:23:26 AM

Look like the real problem is the FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD or the grub4dos don't work on usb 3.0 port

ahhh god damn it:pt1cable: 
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June 10, 2013 6:24:00 AM

As far as I am aware, most BIOS dont support USB3 input due to a size constraint. BIOS' have been designed to run off something ridiculous like 64MB of capacity, so USB3 drivers aren't included to save on space.
Its the reason why motherboards always have two USB2 at the back (until Haswell anyway) so that Mouse and Keyboard can be used in the BIOS.

You might have to boot off a disc and install windows that way.
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June 10, 2013 6:56:31 AM

manofchalk said:
As far as I am aware, most BIOS dont support USB3 input due to a size constraint. BIOS' have been designed to run off something ridiculous like 64MB of capacity, so USB3 drivers aren't included to save on space.
Its the reason why motherboards always have two USB2 at the back (until Haswell anyway) so that Mouse and Keyboard can be used in the BIOS.

You might have to boot off a disc and install windows that way.


that very strange then because when i use acronis make bootable device it can boot perfectly -*-

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