The computer didn't automatically boot from USB,

I am new in Ubuntu and created a bootable USB disk first and restarted the PC(with OS Windows8) as recommended in the tutorial. However, the computer didn’t automatically boot from USB, no menu box appeared on screen to choose “Try Ubuntu” or “Install Ubuntu”, even though I tried holding esc, F12, F10. I appreciate any help!

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Solution 1

This article has detailed steps for creating Ubuntu 18.04 Live USB and booting it:

The part you are stuck on now is getting BIOS to boot the Live USB:

Access Boot Menu

To access Boot Menu on your computer you will need to hit different keys (or combination of keys) depending on your computer type. Here is the list of possible keys you may have to press depending on your PC:

Device Key Combination Comment
Acer Esc, F12 or F9 F12 key most likely
Apple the key is also known as Option or Alt
Asus F8 or Esc
Compaq Esc or F9
Dell F12
eMachines F12
Fujitsu F12
HP Esc or F9
Lenovo F8, F10 or F12 Other possibilities: Novo button or Fn + F11
Samsung Esc or F2 or F12 For ultrabooks from Samsung disable the fast boot option in BIOS/UEFI. See next section.
VAIO Esc, F10 or F11 Other possibilities: Assist button
Toshiba F12

These are the keys to override the boot priority for a single session. There are other keys for accessing the full BIOS/UEFI menus below.


Access BIOS/UEFI

To access BIOS/UEFI on your computer you will also need to hit different keys (or combination of keys) depending on your computer type. Here is the list of possible keys you may have to press depending on your PC:

Key combinations for accessing BIOS/UEFI Device

Device Key Combination Comment
Acer Del or F2 F2 key most likely
Asus Delet or Del
Compaq F10
Dell F2
eMachines Tab or Del
Fujitsu F2
HP Esc, F10, F11 Other possibilities: on Pavilion – F1
Lenovo F1 or F2 Other possibilities: small button next to the Power button (if laptop)
Samsung F2 For ultrabooks from Samsung if might be F10
VAIO F1, F2, F3 Other possibilities: Assist button
Toshiba F1, F2, F12 or Esc

Solution 2

Have you changed your boot priority in the BIOS? I think you can find the settings you want by changing the priority in the BIOS.

Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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