The following instructions will be helpful if you’re trying to startup your HP Pavilion laptop computer to USB.
Configure for USB Startup
Follow these instructions to configure for USB startup:
- Startup the computer.
- As soon as the computer is starting up, while the screen is still black, quickly press F10 repeatedly to enter the BIOS settings menu (this may be F2 or F6 on some computers).
- Select the Advanced tab.
- Arrow down to highlight Boot Order and press Enter.
- Use the F5 and F6 keys to move items up and down. Place the USB item at the top.
What is the boot order?
What is the default boot order?
Floppy disk drive
Optical drive (DVD, CD-ROM)
Reset the boot order to the default settings
Turn on or restart the computer.
While the display is blank, press the f10 key to enter the BIOS settings menu.
Press the f9 key to reset the BIOS to the default settings.
Press the f10 key to save the changes and exit the BIOS settings menu.
Some of the above information was from an HP support page.