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Live USB - "Look for boot files"

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Live USB - "Look for boot files"

#1 Post by marlowe221 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:02 pm

Hi all,

This is almost funny....

I have 2 computers, a desktop and a laptop.

On my desktop the MX iso loads up fine but the AntiX one was a real struggle.

On my laptop the AntiX iso loads up fine but the MX one is proving to be a real struggle.

The ISO is throwing a "look for boot file" and requiring a reboot. Failsafe mode gets me to a background but no UI. I have tried unetbootin and Rufus (both in ISO and DD mode) to no avail. What else can I try?

My laptop is a new-to-me Thinkpad T450 with no OS installed at all at the moment. All relevant settings are set to Legacy in the BIOS. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. I am currently downloading the monthly snapshot to see if I have any better luck with it.

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Re: Live USB - "Look for boot files"

#2 Post by marlowe221 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:58 am

Update - I tried the monthly snapshot and a different USB (just in case) and it worked like a charm!

I also used Rufus in DD mode... probably too many variables at once to know which one was the thing that made it work.

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