How to boot from USB in Huawei Matebook X pro

In this post, we will explain you to Boot from USB in Huawei Matebook X pro. There are many ways to boot from USB for installing Windows 10, Ubuntu, Arch Linux or any other Linux Distro.

About Huawei Matebook X Pro

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Huawei Matebook X pro is one of the most beautiful laptops available in the market. It comes with sensible design and a bright display with good battery life. Huawei has released the terrific battery life laptops including Matebook D and X. This Laptop is rated as the best laptop for the year 2018. Huawei Matebook X pro is expensive but it is the most luxurious laptop available in the market.

Specifications

  • CPU:1.8GHz Intel Core i7-8550U quad-core processor
  • Graphics Card: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • RAM: 16GB LPDDR3 –  Guide to Upgrade RAM
  • Screen:13.9-inch 3k display
  • Storage:512GB SSD – Guide to Upgrade SSD
  • Weight:1.33kg

Discuss Any Problem with your Laptop on Huawei Matebook X pro official Forum

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Full Specs

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 Huawei Matebook X pro.

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 system.

Ways to Boot From USB in Huawei Matebook X Pro

1. Create bootable USB using Rufus

Download Rufus

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

2. Create a Bootable USB using Unetbootin

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

  1. Download UNetbootin for Windows
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  • UNetbootin installs the Linux Distros ISO files for you if you want to use your own downloaded ISO file then follow instructions below,
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  • 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 Huawei Matebook X pro and click on OK.
  • The process will automatically start and in case the installation doesn’t complete you can reformat USB as FAT32.

Change boot-order to boot from USB in Huawei Matebook X pro

  • Turn your Huawei laptop off
  • Now connect the bootable USB stick to the port.
  • To enter the BIOS menu, Press the power button and press the F12 Key.
  • You have to disable secure boot inside the boot menu to install Operating system from USB.
  • Finally, Reboot your Laptop
  • Now you can Boot from USB in your Huawei Matebook X pro.

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