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omg Ubuntu wont boot from usb

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ok i've spent about 2 hours now and cant get my ubuntu to boot from the usb.
Ihave done:
1.installed ubuntu onto usb using universal usb installer
2.changed boot priority to just my 16gb sandisk cruzer
It keeps telling me to insert boot disk or bootable media drive.
OMGGG!! i wanna slap someone right now i swear.
HELP
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slapping someone will make the matter worse, because you'll have a person and a computer angry at you

1. make sure your hard drive order is usb drive first before your hdd, it is seperate from boot type boot order

2. try and use the boot menu shortcut key f8, and manually pick the usb drive

3. try linuxlive usb creator instead
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Are you sure it's a good ISO you put on the disk?

Try burning a CD. USB drives can be iffy.
    
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Does your mobo boot from usb flash and not just usb disc drives/hdd's?
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sound like the usb stick is missing the MBR or you mobo is no seeing it
try a live usb, instead of installing it to the usb stick
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