Starting over No Bootable Drive

Just bought an Acer R3-431 at the pawn shop. It had windows on it, but decided to do a complete overhaul and not tie it to Microsoft and Goggle at all. I used my Linux Mint USB drive and install went great, but somehow it is only booting from the USB drive and not the hard drive. Says there is no bootable drive. The options I now have are:
Start Linux
Start Linux Compatibility
OEM Install
Check Integrity

What’s the best route to take to install on the hard drive?


Hey @patpsalm4610!
When you boot from the USB and drop into the desktop, you’ll see an icon that says Install Linux Mint. Double-click on it and follow the instructions. :blush:

I have done that but when i remove the USB and reboot, it tells me there is no bootable disk. I even reinstalled it again with the same result.

Found a video that talked about UEFI vs Legacy. Tried the Legacy option and it worked!

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Ah, you had to encounter one of the mysteries that appears in some of the mainboards! Good work!