The need to boot Acer® Aspire™ laptop from USB
What is the purpose of booting Acer Aspire laptop from the USB drive? What are the problems that arise during the booting process?
Acer Aspire Laptop comes preloaded with Windows XP Operating System. For offering fine and elegant system performance it has got Intel Atom N270 processor which operates at 1.6 GHz. Memory which is used for storage is of 1 GB. Hard drive used for storage is of 160 GB. The keyboard in it offers a comfortable typing experience. The 10.1 inch display screen of Acer Aspire laptop is capable of offering a maximum resolution of 1024x600 pixels. Connectivity for Acer Aspire laptop is offered by Ethernet and Wireless LAN. The lithium ion battery in it offers a comfortable life of about 5.5 hours. The Intel GMA graphics accelerator in it provides a fine graphics performance.
The following are the need of booting Acer Aspire laptop from the USB drive and the problems that may arise during the booting process:
- Need of booting from USB
- Virus infection
- Compatibility issues
Need of booting from USB
It is possible to boot your Acer Aspire laptop from USB devices while you are installing Windows Operating system, software, drivers etc. When compared to the booting process done with the help of optical drive, the booting through USB drive is faster. As the data transfer rate of USB devices are faster, the booting process done through it would be faster. The booting from the USB device requires BIOS support. USB devices could be used for loading the configuration information and for carrying different applications.
Due presence of virus sometimes the Operating system of your Acer Aspire laptop could not recognize the USB device and also the drivers which support the USB devices are also seriously affected. Thus, it is very essential to remove virus from your system. There are a multitude of antivirus tools online for free that you can use.
Sometimes the USB driver which you have installed in your system might not be compatible with the Operating System of your Acer Aspire laptop such as Acer Aspire ZG5, Acer Aspire 5050. As a result of this your system would not recognize the USB device which you have connected and you might not be able to boot from it. Thus, always take issues compatibility into consideration while installing the USB device. You could refer the manufacturer website and install the appropriate compatible USB device in your system.
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