How to get a dual boot USB drive to operate in Vista
Hey I took care of with the aid of a close friend to get 10.04 onto a 2TB WD USB drive for dual boot yet it does not intend to work with my Vista filled laptop computer. Exists a solution? i do not have the selection of getting rid of Vista. The drive works with an additional Ubuntu laptop computer. I have yet to attempt it on my papa's XP equipment.
With some laptop computers, connect the USB drive in after that activate the power. Press
Delete to enter the COMPUTER BIOS setups.
The setup you desire is generally under the BOOT area (usage left/right arrowhead keys to transform areas) and also examine the boot tool order, see to it USB is in the past disk drive.
If you are unclear concerning transforming anything, look and also list what alternatives you see, exit without conserving and also allow us recognize what alternatives there is.
If you have actually grub mounted on the USB drive, you can boot in need of support os (such as windows) by chain loading. Locate your means to the grub command punctual and also enter these commands:
grub> rootnoverify (hd0,0) grub> makeactive grub> chainloader +1
First, is the usb drive bootable, and also did you select it at boot time from the BIOS boot screen? Have you set the BIOS to place the USB drive first, or do you select from a food selection each time you boot?
If you enter your BIOS, and also relocate USB to the top of the boot order, it needs to select the USB Hard drive instantly at start up.
The Computer (s) you are linking to run Ubuntu on might not sustain starting from USB. If this holds true either upgrade your BIOS or get a new Computer. If it works after that examine the boot food selection which differs from COMPUTER so seek the key Combination for "Boot Menu" or "Boot Select" at start-up. If I functions you need to have the ability to see the 2TB drive.