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Lenovo Yoga 530 Boot from USB to install Windows or Linux

Lenovo Yoga 530 Boot from USB

Here is the Lenovo Yoga 530 Boot from USB guide which can work for Windows and Linux. So without wasting time lets discuss USB boot guide for your Lenovo Yoga 530.

About Lenovo Yoga 530

  • Lenovo Yoga 530 comes with 14-inch IPS touch display with a resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  • It is powered by Intel Core i7 processor with 16 GB RAM and 512 GB SSD for the storage.
  • The graphics are powered by Intel Graphics or Nvidia GeForce MX130, 4 GB GDDR5.
  • Lastly, the battery lasts Up to 10 hours

Full specifications and review

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 Lenovo Yoga 530.

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 Lenovo Yoga 530

1. Create bootable USB using Rufus

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Create bootable usb using rufus on Lenovo Yoga 530

  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 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,

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  • Lenovo Yoga 530 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,
  • Create bootable usb using Unetbootin on Lenovo Yoga 530
  • 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 Yoga 530 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

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  • Using 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 Yoga 530

  • First of all, Enter into BIOS and open the Exit Menu.
  • Set OS Optimized Defaults as Other OS.
  • Or go to the Boot tab and Set the Boot Mode to Legacy Support, then set USB Boot to Enabled.
  • Press F9 (Fn+F9) to Load Default Settings, then press F10 (Fn+F10) to save the BIOS.
  • Plug in the bootable USB Stick.
  • Restart PC, press F12 (Fn+F12) to boot from USB disk.

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