Booting Dell® Latitude from USB Drive
Find out the need of booting the Dell latitude from USB drive and some common problems that may arise while booting laptop from USB.
Dell is the one of the leading laptop manufacturer, which produces a huge variety of laptop with excellent design and better performance. The enhanced presentation, long-lasting battery, hard construction, easy usable keyboard and a high security features are the key features of Dell laptops. Dell also provides 3 year of replacement warranty for its products. The button size of mouse is reasonably small because of the presence of fingerprint reader on the board. Most of the Dell laptops are supplied with Dual Core T7300 processor and Intel GM965 express chipset. It is also incorporated with minimum 2 GB 667 MHz memory and 120 GB hard disk drive at 5400 rpm working speed. It is enhanced with the Windows operating system. The extra-large display screen is the main advantage of Dell laptops. The Dell provides a standard key board, which enables us to deal with a lot of e-mails and word documents. The wide and attractive rectangular touchpad functions as a mouse. Some of the business focused species are facilitated with Intel mobile platform technology.
Below mentioned are the need of booting Dell Latitude from USB drive and the common problems that arise while booting laptop from USB and the tips to resolve such issues:
- Need of booting Dell laptop from USB drive
- Problems arising while booting
- Tips to resolve
Need of booting Dell laptop from USB drive
It is better to boot your Dell laptop using the USB drive than the installation CD. The USD drives not only serve as a source for booting process but also provides a better speed for the booting process. The enhancement of speed is due to the direct coupling of USB drives to the CPU registers via bus cables.
Problems arising while booting
As we try to boot from the USB drives, certain problems may occur. The booting process will be interrupted due to the improper attachment of USB drive. The viruses and malware in the USB also prevent the booting process. Certain problems are also caused due to the accidental modification in the BIOS settings, missing of boot loader and missing or corruption in installer files.
To prevent the issues that occur while booting your Dell laptop using the USB drive, you have to first scan or format your USB drive to remove the viruses and malware. Make sure that the USB is properly inserted. Check BIOS settings to enable the booting from USB-drives. Make sure that the boot loader (e.g. GRUB) is installed on the external boot-drive.
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