I partitioned my 1TB external HDD into 4 parts. I use one to store files. I booted Kali Linux from my 16gb usb stick and installed kali on one of my external HDD partitions. The installation was successful but I cannot boot my PC from that partition of my external HDD; if i boot from usb, it skips and loads windows from my internal HDD. How do i boot from a that partition of my external HDD where kali is installed.

  • UEFI or Legacy? – user772515 Jan 27 '18 at 17:48

I'm assuming you've got Windows 10 on a current computer.

  • Boot to Windows.

  • Restart it, pressing shift when you issue the restart command and keep it pressed until a blue screen with further options show up.

  • Choose Use a Device, and your kali install should appear as a UEFI option.

  • No. I've got windows 7 – ebere Jan 28 '18 at 8:56
  • Is your computer old enough for you to easily get into the BIOS? You should be able to pick boot options from there. – Fernando D'Andrea Jan 28 '18 at 18:55
  • Yes I can pick boot options to boot from USB but not from a partition of that USB device – ebere Jan 28 '18 at 19:19
  • Then, maybe you should boot from a linux pendrive and use it to install a boot manager – Fernando D'Andrea Jan 29 '18 at 1:52

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