Android setup on an old PC

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  1. RobbieG1977

    RobbieG1977

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    Hey folks,

    So I am in the process of wanting to setup an android box using an old PC. The PC I have is an HP 6005. Each time I try and download an iso or img file, the USB stick isn't recognized by the PC. I tried 2 different types of USB sticks. The HP sees the USB in the bios but it won't pick it up as a boot device although it sees it as one.

    Please help as I am trying to cut the cable cord :)
     
  2. glc

    glc Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    Have you tried burning the iso to a DVD and booting with it? Are you sure the iso is bootable?
     
  3. RobbieG1977

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    I didn't think to burn it to a DVD but will give that a try. I used rufus to create a bootable flash drive. It has worked on previous burns.
     
  4. RobbieG1977

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    Sorry it took me awhile, but burning an ISO to DVD didn't work either. Do you know of a reliable ISO that I can re download and burn? Could it be I am using an HP 6005 PC? Please advise!
     
  5. glc

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    ^^^