You will need
- Computer, USB device
To open BIOS, press Del after I turned on the computer, and before you begin loading the operating system. It is possible to enter the BIOS on your computer it is necessary to press another key. In the lower left corner when you check the memory there is an inscription Press Del to enter setup. If Del is written in another key – press.
Open the BIOS screen. Control in the BIOS need arrow keys and Enter and Esc. The main parameters for the equipment: Disabled – disable, Enabled –use. Depending on the manufacturer and model version and the names of the directories in the BIOS may vary. The following is the most common name.
In menu Advanced (Advanced BIOS features) is ban or the use of USB controller under USB Functions (USB Controller/USB Ports/USB Device/ Integrated (OnChip) USB Controller). Command Enabled/ Disabled – enables/disables all USB ports, Both – makes available all the ports, Primary – only available ports on the rear panel. 2/4/6/8 USB Ports – number of ports available for work.
USB 2.0 Controller (High Speed USB/USB 2.0 Supports USB 2.0 Device). Option to prohibit or allow the use of USB 2.0. The item of USB 1.1/2.0 Controller for using all the USB controllers, commands: All Disabled – disable all Enabled All – enable all.
The USB Speed. Option, changing the operating frequency of the USB bus. Its settings: 24 MHz and 48 MHz.
Legacy USB Support (USB Device/USB Driver the Select USB Function to DOS/USB Keyboard(Mouse) Support). Partition support USB keyboard/mouse at the BIOS level. Command Enabled/ Disabled – enables/disables support Auto – disables the standard keyboard/mouse when connected to USB devices and Vice versa, OS – support for operating system, BIOS support BIOS motherboard.
Port 64/60 Emulation (USB 1.1 64/60 Emulation) – option to optimize devices attached to the USB port in a legacy operating system. Command Enabled/ Disabled – enables/disables. Emulation Type (UFDDA USB Floppy/ UFDDB USB Floppy/ USB Mass Storage Emulation Type to USB Mass Storage Device Boot Setting)– with different values of selecting the USB drive is emulated in Auto mode – automatically determines, Floppy (FDD Mode or USB Floppy) as removable media, Forced FDD as a floppy disk, Hard Disk (HDD Mode or USB HDD) – hard drive, CDROM as the optical drive.
To download the OS from a USB drive, go to Boot menu (or find the First Boot Device in Advanced BIOS features). In the section Boot Device Priority, select 1st Boot Device, then check the box next to the name of your device, or next to USB-HDD.
To save the settings, exit to main BIOS menu and select Save & Exit or press the key corresponding to this command (usually F10).
Advice 2: As in the BIOS to enable USB support
The BIOS is a set of firmware placed on the memory chip located on the motherboard of the computer. When you turn on the computer, before the operating system boot, the BIOS recognizes installed devices, check their operation and runs them with the specified settings. USB support in the BIOS in most cases must be included, as many devices use this interface to connect to the computer.
Sign in to BIOS setup. For this you need to press a certain key or key combination after turning on the computer when checking the devices before loading the operating system. The most common option is pressing the Delete key or Del. To find out which key to press in a particular case, carefully observe the text on the screen when you turn on the computer. One of the lines will be prompt similar to the following: Press F2 to enter Setup.
Locate the menu item that will be setting-enabling USB support in the BIOS. Depending on the BIOS manufacturer, this item can be called differently. Common options include Integrated Peripherals, Peripherals, Advanced. If such point was not, try to go to other sections - in one of them, you hit the required item from the next step.
Select directly responsible for the USB controller. It can also have different names in different BIOS versions. But his name will surely include the word USB for example, USB Controller, USB Device, USB Function OnChip USB the Onboard USB Device. It can be positioned directly in the previous paragraph, and in subparagraph Onboard Device USB Configuration OnChip Device.
Set the Enabled parameter to enable support for USB. In some versions of the BIOS may not only enable the USB controller, but also specify its operating mode using the points V1.1 and V1.1+V2.0. In this case, select the option V1.1+V2.0, which along with the mode of USB 1.1 will be used and the more modern USB 2.0.
Save the settings. To do this, select the menu item Save & Exit Setup in the main menu of the BIOS setup utility. The computer will automatically reboot, then USB support will be enabled.
Do not change the BIOS settings, the value of which you are not clear, because it can lead to computer instability, failure and even breakage.
Navigate through the menu using the cursor keys to enter a specific section, use the Enter key to move to a higher level – press the Escape key. To change a parameter value, use the keys +, -, Page Up, Page Down.