How to Boot from a USB HP Laptop


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Upgraded. A USB is the simplest method to do this.

You don’t have to take your laptop to a repair shop. Instead, use a USB drive to do the job. It took me less than an hour to complete the job, even though I’m not tech-savvy. This article will show you how to boot from a USB HP laptop.

How to boot from USB hp laptop

Why Should You Buy The HP Laptop?

The fastest and easiest method to upgrade your laptop’s operating system is to boot it. No matter if you have an HP or Dell laptop, the process of booting the system is the same regardless. This allows users to upgrade their laptops, which makes it a smoother experience.

How to Boot the HP Laptop

You can take your HP laptop to the nearest tech shop to have it booted from USB. You can also do it yourself. You will need some things to do this. First, you will need a USB flash drive. Make sure that it has the most storage space.

32GB is the maximum USB storage available for booting an HP laptop using a USB drive. You will also need the license for the Windows version you wish to upgrade to. You will need the Windows 10 license to upgrade your HP computer to Windows 10.

Prepare a USB Drive

I will share some tips if you don’t have it. Plug your USB drive into the USB port of a computer or laptop that has Windows you wish to upgrade to. Connect the USB drive to the USB port on the laptop. Next, visit Microsoft’s website and download the Windows Media Creation Tool.

After downloading the tool, you will need to open it and agree to the terms displayed on the screen. Once you have accepted the terms, click the button to proceed. Select the language and edition settings, then click the ‘Next key’ again.

The next window will open. You will then need to click the “USB flash drive” option. After you’ve selected the USB drive, the Windows will begin downloading to your USB drive. Your USB drive will be ready to boot your HP laptop once the download is completed.

How to Boot from USB

Once Windows has been downloaded to the drive it’s time for the hard part: booting the HP laptop using the USB drive. The USB cable can be connected to the laptop by plugging it into the USB port.

Turn on your laptop after you have inserted the USB. To open the BIOS setup, press F9 on your HP laptop keyboard. For opening the BIOS settings, you can also press F10 on your HP laptop keyboard.

Next, select the USB drive option on the screen. Use the arrow keys up and down. You will then need to adjust some settings, including ‘language to download’, time format’ and ‘keyboard/input method’. Once you have made all the necessary adjustments, click on “Install Now”. The screen will open with a window asking you for a product code. Enter the Activate Windows key here.

After that, select the Operating System you wish to install on your HP laptop. Click the “Next” button. Accept the terms and click the next key. If a question appears on your screen asking about the type or installation you want, select the “install windows only” option.

Next, select the drive where you want to install the Operating System. Click on the Install button. The system will now begin installing Windows on your computer. Once the installation is completed, you can restart your device.

After the computer restarts, you’ll need to change some settings such as your account password and security questions. After you have completed these settings, the home screen will appear and you can see Windows 10 on your HP laptop. This is it. You can now boot from your USB HP laptop.

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What is the key to the HP boot menu?

F9 is the main key used to start an HP laptop. It is located at the top of the laptop keyboard. The Esc key is another key that can be used to access the HP boot menu on most HP laptop models. It is located in the upper left corner. Other than these two keys, the HP boot menu keys include F1 and F10.

How can I enter the BIOS of HP?

The F10 key is required to open the Basic input/output setting or the BIOS utility on your HP laptop. You will need to hold the F10 key repeatedly until the BIOS utility settings opens on your laptop screen.


A USB can be used to quickly boot an HP laptop. It is easy to do and takes very little time. All the information I shared in this article has been helpful.