I have a Lenovo B50-30 all in one computer. After most recent Windows 10 update (May 2018), my computer will not boot. I have been on the phone with Microsoft multiple times, tried changing boot sequence, downloaded Windows file, but computer won't boot from USB.
Why can’t Lenovo boot from USB in Windows 10?
Lenovo is a major force in business laptops and desktops. It is very popular with users because of its high compute performance, agile design and good quality. Even if you use such advanced devices, you may encounter the same issue mentioned above. Thus, you'd better backup Lenovo laptop regularly just in case. After research, it is found that there are two main reasons for this problem.
Your computer may be affected by the Lenovo Service Engine (LSE).
Users didn’t make a bootable USB drive correctly.
You may ask how to make your Lenovo boot from USB. There are two efficient ways for your reference.
Solution 1. Remove Lenovo Service Engine.
Step 1. Click on the Start button.
Step 2. Select Settings from the left side. The click System.
Step 3. Select About from the left list and note your System Type.
Step 4. Browse to the Lenovo Security Advisory.
Step 5. Click Date. Scroll down to find Lenovo LSE Windows Disabler Tool.
Step 6. Click the download icon next to your Windows version.
Step 7. After download, open the program. It will help you remove LSE.
Solution 2. Create a bootable media correctly.
If you want your Lenovo laptop boot from USB in Windows 10, you must prepare a valid bootable USB drive.
Creating a Lenovo recovery USB in Windows 10 with the freeware
To boot Lenovo from USB, some third party software like AOMEI Backupper Standard can be your best choice. This is a freeware that is able to create a correct bootable USB flash drive. Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP are aupported. More pleasing, intuitive interface and simple steps make your operation effortless.
By using it, you are also allowed to backup and restore system. If your computer refuses to boot, you can restore the operating system to its last working state. Other practical features like disk/partition/file backup and file sync are also waiting to be discovered. Now, you can create a Lenovo recovery USB correctly with this freeware. Here are detailed steps as below.
Detailed steps to make a bootable USB for Lenovo and boot from it
To boot the Lenovo computer, you need to find a well-functioning computer to create a bootable USB at first. Before you start, don't forget to check the validity of the USB.
Step 1. Download, install and launch this software on the well-functioning computer. Select Tools from the left side. Then click Create Bootable Media.
Step 2. Select one Bootable Disc Type. It's recommended to select Windows PE, because this option can offer you more operations than Linux. Then click Next.
Step 3. Choose one PE boot mode from the list (here Create UEFI bootable disc is selected). You can click Download WinPE creating environment from internet. Then click Next.
Step 4. Select USB Boot Device. Then click Next.
Step 5. Now insert the bootable USB to the Lenovo computer, press certain key (refer to the PC's manual or website) to enter BIOS, choose the bootable USB drive and press Enter to make Lenovo boot from USB.
You can restore the operating system through the bootable USB. If you want to do a system restore later, you must prepare a system backup in advance.
OneKey Recovery works well when you need to create a bootable partition directly on the hard disk.
In Step 3, if your computer is a UEFI boot mode (means your system installed on a GPT disk), you can select Create UEFI bootable disc. If your computer is a Legacy BIOS mode (system disk is of MBR partition style), you can select Create legacy bootable disc.
Do not remove your USB while creating bootable USB.
It is not hard to create a bootable USB drive, isn’t it? You can make your Lenovo boot from USB in Windows 10 easily with AOMEI Backupper Standard. If your HP laptop not booting from USB, this freeware can also give you a hand. In addition, it serves you well when you find Windows won't boot from CD.
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