How do I install a new OS from a USB on my Lenovo computer?

A simple 4 step guide for solving this common Lenovo problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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When you restart your device go to the power off option and hold the "Shift key"
Click "Restart".
Then click "Troubleshoot"
Then click "UEFI Firmware Settings" then click "Disable Secure Boot"
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Author: Ollie • January 29th, 2016

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After thousands of Lenovo customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I install a new OS from a USB on my Lenovo computer?; just received new p** laptop. HDMI port not working. How do i make it work??; Tablet buttons not working with windows **; I sent a computer in to be repaired and have yet to receive any kind of email or status of repair; to know if "lenovo ***-**IBD" is compatible with windows ** os.; having issues in snapshot schedular with LenovoEMC px**-***r... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 4 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 29 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Lenovo. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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