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Selecting Boot Disk

Option 1 – Boot Menu (easy)

On many computers there is a boot menu option, this is the easiest way to change boot order. In case your computer does not have this menu, proceed to option 2.

  1. Connect the USB Drive with the Inproa Secure Data Layer installation to the computer and press the Power button for your computer.

  2. During the initial startup screen, press F11 or F12 to access the boot menu while booting your computer.
    A menu should appear telling you to select boot device, select the device named Secure Data Layer and press enter.

  3. Your computer should now boot the Secure Data Layer installer, proceed to installing the system.

Option 2 – BIOS Boot Menu (advanced)

All computers have a BIOS menu, from this menu you can select Boot Disk. To enter the BIOS you need to press a specific key, this key is generally displayed on-screen during the boot process.   Example: Press <DEL> to enter setup Press F2 to access the BIOS
  1. Connect the USB Drive with the Inproa Secure Data Layer installation to the computer and press the Power button for your computer.

  2. During the initial startup screen, press ESC, DEL, F1, F2, F8, or F10.

  3. When you choose to enter BIOS Setup, a blue/black setup utility page will appear.

  4. Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, select the BOOT tab. All of the available system devices will be displayed in order of their boot priority. You can reorder the devices here.

  5. Move the USB-device or Removable Device to be first in the boot sequence.

    NOTE: If you cannot find USB or Removable Devices among the device options, your BIOS may list it under Hard Drive Devices. In that case, you’ll need to:

    - Move Hard Drive Devices to the top
    - Expand to show all hard drive device options
    - Move the USB device to the top of that hard drive list

  6. Save the change and then exit the BIOS Setup.

  7. The computer will restart using the new settings, booting from your USB Drive.