1) Completely power off the computer.
2) Insert the USB/CD and power on the computer.
3) Your computer will now boot up and you will see a quick prompt that tells you to press X key for “Boot Options” or “Startup Options” (exact verbiage varies from brand to brand). Quickly press the appropriate key to enter the Boot Menu.
Please Note: If the Windows/Apple logo appears, the computer has gone too far and will need to be restarted. If done correctly, a menu will open before Windows starts. For a list of common booting keys, please refer to the following:
5) The software will now load.
Please make sure the USB is bootable and is formatted to FAT32. For instructions on creating a bootable USB, please refer to the following:
For instructions on creating a bootable CD, please refer to the following:
For instructions on booting WipeDrive on a Mac, please refer to the following: