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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Boot From USB for Linux and Windows

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Boot From USB

We will explain Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Boot from the USB guide which can work for Windows and Linux. So without wasting time lets discuss USB boot guide for your Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga.

What is Boot from USB?

  • It is a process of starting a Computer operating system from the USB drive.
  • Booting from USB enables us 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 Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga.

About Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga

  • Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga is powered by an 8th-gen Intel Core processor, 16GB LPDDR3 RAM, and storage up to 2 TB PCIe SSD.
  • The display is of the 14-inch IPS touch with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels.
  • For security, it provides a Fingerprint reader, IR camera and dTPM 2.0.
  • Lastly, it has a battery life of 51WHr.

More Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Specs

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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 Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga

1. Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Boot From USB using Rufus

Download Rufus
  1. Boot from USB with Rufus in Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga
  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. Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 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-windows-661

  • Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 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,
  • Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 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 Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 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 the 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 Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga

  • To change the boot order in Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga
  • First of all, turn off your Laptop or restart it
  • Then to enter into UEFI BIOS Press F12 key as soon as Lenovo Logo appears. In case, you have not entered into BIOS restart your Laptop and retry with the F12 key or other key provided by Manufacturer
  • Storage tab, then select Boot Options and finally change the boot order to the USB
  • Save, Reboot

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