Click the start button type msconfig in the search box and then press enter to start the system configuration utility. Bios setup utility boot menu hard drive priority.
3 select the usb option.
Boot device menu windows 7. This boot menu option may not be present on all uefi pcs so if this method failed you need to boot from usb on dell bios by entering uefi bios settings and setting usb device as first boot device. It s usually at the bottom left corner of the screen. Add boot options for a windows operating system.
Press and hold the shift key as you click the restart option in the start menu or on the sign in screen. When boot menu appears choose usb drive to boot your computer. How to get to the boot menu on windows.
Click troubleshoot advanced options uefi firmware settings on this menu screen to access your computer s uefi settings screen. Now the boot menu will show both menu options. Windows 10 and 8.
Bcdboot d windows reboot the pc. Click the boot tab select the operating system that you want to delete such as windows vista. Click delete click ok and then restart your pc.
The menu option or configuration item might be called boot options boot boot order etc. When vendor logo appears press f12 different brands have different dell boot menu function key repeatedly until boot option menu appears. Locate and navigate to the boot order options in bios.
Repair another operating system partition. In the main window of minitool partition wizard please select the disk where windows is and click the rebuild mbr feature. Open the boot order menu.
You can manually add create partitions using bcdedit or you can use a third party tool such as easybcd to set up the boot partitions. Click apply to make this change performed. Windows will reboot into a special boot options menu.
The option may even be located within a general menu like advanced options advanced bios features or other options. If you cannot find the target drive unplug the usb and plug into computer again. Otherwise you ll need to make the next reboot and select proper boot device fix.
Then you should be able to start windows. Do not delete windows 7 c windows current os default os. If the boot order section is a menu item instead of a heading select it by using the arrow keys and then press enter.
This boot menu will also automatically appear if your pc is having trouble booting properly so you should be able to access it even if your pc can t boot windows.