01-23-2013 08:08 PM
I have ideapad y400 and am trying to dualboot windows8 and linux. When I press the bios button on the side of computer, the computer cannot find the usb in the boot menu or the bios. I am positive the USB is bootable because it works on my old laptop. There is no option to boot from USB. In bios, USB Boot is yes (by default). I can only boot from windows boot manager and ipv4 and ipv6. No usb.
I read that the USB may not work with lenovo, but I have tried two USB sticks: Sandick and Verbatim.
I also read that I may need new bios software, but I doubt that because I just got the laptop, and I could not find windows 8 bios update under the y400 drivers.
01-23-2013 08:43 PM
Hello and welcome,
Try going to BIOS, turning off secure boot, selecting legacy boot or UEFI + legacy.
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02-24-2013 10:09 PM