Unsupported Browser Detected

The Lenovo Support website supports Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox 29+, Chrome 34+ and any other modern web browser.

      System BIOS may not detect USB3.0 HDD devices as a bootable media at system power on - ThinkPad W510

      Symptom

      System BIOS may not detect USB3.0 HDD devices as a bootable media at system power on. As the result, ThinkPad W510 system may not boot operating system from an USB3.0 HDD device.

       

      Affected configurations

      The following ThinkPad system

      • W510

       

      Solution

      To disable "Always On USB" feature makes the system BIOS to detect USB3.0 HDD devies as bootable media.

      Follow the below steps to disable "Always On USB" feature

      1. Boot the system and go into BIOS Setup Utility by pressing F1 key during ThinkPad logo displayed.
      2. Select Config item and press Enter key.
      3. Select USB item and press Enter key.
      4. Select Always On USB and press Enter key, then select Disabled.
      5. Press F10 key to save changes and exit BIOS Setup Utility.

      Was this information helpful?

      Your feedback helps to improve this site.

      • Alias ID: MIGR-68458
      • Document ID: HT003709
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
      • © 2016 Lenovo