elementary os installation doesn't recognize my usb stick

Discussion in 'Installation' started by ngrace, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. ngrace

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    I Boot the Installation with my Usb Stick, but the Setup doesn't recognize the usb Stick for installing.
    What can I do?
     
  2. paradise

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    Hello ngrace,

    do you mean the computer is not booting elementary from the USB? Have you created the USB with Rufus(.exe, Windows) or Unetbootin (Linux)? The most important point is: Every USB Stick must be formatted with FAT32.
     
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    I used Rufus and formatted it with FAT32, I Can also Boot the Installation or Test os over the usb Stick but when I want to install it, the Setup doesn't recognize my USB Stick. I want to install the whole OS on my USB stick
     
  4. 3c7

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    Hey ngrace, you need another USB Stick to install elementary on, I think. Using the same USB stick you're installing from is not possible due to reformatting/repartitioning while installing and this way the data you need to copy would be lost.
     

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