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USB Bootstick Error: Unable to Find a Medium Containing a Live File System

Using the boot USB media, the system starts to boot but stops with the message: "unable to find a medium containing a live file system"

Possible solutions
  • You need to use a USB port that is not set to USB3.
  • On some BIOS versions, you may also have to turn off fast boot.

This applies to:

Intel® Upgrade Service

Solution ID: CS-032537
Last Modified: 27-Oct-2014
Date Created: 07-Jun-2011
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