Acer Aspire S 13 Boot from USB

Acer Aspire S 13 Boot from USB to install Windows or Linux

We will explain Acer Aspire S 13 Boot from the USB guide which can work for Windows and Linux. So without wasting time lets discuss USB boot guide for your Acer Aspire S 13.

What is Boot from USB?

  • It is a process of starting a Computer operating system from the USB drive.
  • Booting from USB enables to get booting information in a USB  rather than using a hard disk or the CD drive.
  • All new operating systems support to boot from USB in Acer Aspire S 13.

About Acer Aspire S 13

  • Acer Aspire S 13 comes with a 13.3-inch anti-glare LED-backlit IPS touchscreen display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.
  • It is powered by 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7-6500U processor with storage of 512GB SSD and 8GB LPDDR3 SDRAM.
  • The graphics are powered by Intel HD Graphics 520.
  • According to Tecradar, Acer Aspire S 13 has a battery backup of Up to 7 hours and 79 minutes.
  • Finally, Windows 10 Pro is pre-installed.

Advantages of Booting from USB?

There are many advantages of Booting from USB over other booting options such as DVD and other which are discussed below,

  • No need to purchase any blank CD and you can fill your own stuff along with the ISO file.
  • USB Drives are reusable
  • Faster read and write than CD
  • Very convenient and portable

Disadvantages of Booting from USB

  • Booting from USB is depended on the Hardware such as BIOS, motherboard and flash drive model as it may be working with one computer and refuses to another.
  • CD has wider support and USB boot functionality is not available for may operating systems.

Ways to Boot From USB in Acer Aspire S 13

1. Acer Aspire S 13 Boot From USB using Rufus

Download Rufus
  1. Acer Aspire S 13 Boot from USB
  2. After installing Rufus simply select the ISO file from the file manager and accept all settings when the popup window appears.
  3. Select the MBR partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI  and If your laptop has UEFI bios then select the other two options.
  4. For the Filesystem select NTFS  option and select if your PC has UEFI bios then select FAT32.
  5. The default Cluster size option should be selected.
  6. Make sure all three options including Quick Format, Create a Bootable disk using and Create extended labels and icon files are selected.
  7. Finally, start the process and this software will automatically format and create a bootable USB flash drive.

2. Acer Aspire S 13 Boot from USB using Unetbootin

UNetbootin enables you to create a bootable USB drive for the Live operating system for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. To create a Bootable Live USB drive follow the instructions below,

Download UNetbootin
  • Acer Aspire S 13 Boot from USB
  • UNetbootin installs the Linux Distros ISO files for you if you want to use your own downloaded ISO file then follow instructions below,
  • Acer Aspire S 13 Boot from USB
  • To use already downloaded ISO file select the disk image option and provide the location of the file by clicking “…”.
  • After selecting the Linux Distribution or ISO file Format your USB drive as FAT32.
  • Target the USB drive on your Acer Aspire S 13 and click on OK.
  • The process will automatically start and in case the installation doesn’t complete you can reformat USB as FAT32.

3. By using Universal USB Installer

Download Universal USB Installer
  • Using the Universal USB Installer is the easiest way to create a live Linux USB or bootable USB.
  • All you need to do is selecting the ISO file, your Flash Drive and, finally, Click Install.
  • The process will automatically start and you will receive a ready bootable USB Flash Drive.

Change boot-order to boot from USB in Acer Aspire S 13

  • To change the boot order in Acer Aspire S 13
  • First of all, turn off your Laptop or restart it
  • When your Laptop begins to reboot, start hitting the F2 key to enter into BIOS
  • Once the menu appears on the screen, to navigate you can use the up, down, left keys
  • Next, in the boot menu use the arrow keys to change the boot order to the USB.
  • Save and Exit.

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