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How can I stop booting from USB

  1. #1

    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64

    How can I stop booting from USB

    I've made some configuration error but I can't remember what. I have a SD card with recovery drive on it which has been sat in my card reader for ever. Yesterday (I'm not sure if this is related) I was trying to make a Windows to go drive using 8.1 Enterprise Preview in a VirtualBox VM. This was to be on another USB key and didn't work as it was incompatible. This key is not in the machine.

    Anyhow now when I restart I always boot to the SD card recovery drive. I have to take it out to boot normally.

    BIOS shows C:/ top of boot order and msinfo shows C:\Windows is the default (and only) boot entry.

    Any idea what I've done wrong and how to fix it?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64

    Oops, I had set it in Windows to go settings to boot from USB. Duh.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

How can I stop booting from USB
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