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wiki:bios [2011/04/23 10:04]
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wiki:bios [2012/11/07 23:34] (current)
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 The BIOS may also be set up so the computer will start from a USB drive before the hard drive, using the same method. The BIOS may also be set up so the computer will start from a USB drive before the hard drive, using the same method.
  
-Be aware, the BIOS in older computers cannot be set up to start an operating system from a USB drive.+==== Solution for old BIOSes ====
  
-If the BIOS cannot be set up to start an operating system from a USB drivethe PLoP Boot Manager can be used to start the operating system from the USB drive. For more information, see http://www.plop.at/en/bootmanager.html+Be aware, the BIOS in older computers cannot be set up to start an operating system from a USB drive. Very old computers even cannot boot from CD. In these cases the PLoP Boot Manager can be used to start the operating system from the USB and/or CD/DVD drive. For more information, see http://www.plop.at/en/bootmanager.html
  
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