Boot from USB on Asus UX32A & UX31A

I couldn’t quite figure out how to boot into my bootable USB stick, until I completed the following steps:

  1. Enter the BIOS (press and HOLD the F2 key when powering on the notebook)
  2. Switch to “Boot” and set “Launch CSM” to “Enabled”
  3. Switch to “Security” and set “Secure Boot Control” to “Disabled”
  4. Press F10 to save and exit
  5. Press and HOLD the ESC key to launch the boot menu when the notebook restarts

How to make a bootable USB stick in Windows

Simply follow this guide, predominately for use of booting from Linux systems. If you need extra help, specifically booting from a Ubuntu ISO off your USB, read this.


StuR. (2013). Booting from USB on UX31A. Available: Last accessed 22nd Nov 2013.

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