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dell tablet latitude 10 st 2 ( clean instal of win 8 pro)

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    win 8 pro

    dell tablet latitude 10 st 2 ( clean instal of win 8 pro)


    hi there i have a dell tablet latitude 10 st 2 that i got from work longtime ago . i wanna format it and instal win 8 pro for personal usage . its been two months now that am trying to get it to work but no luck so far .no matter what i did the tablet doesnt recognize the usb .keep in mind that secure boot is desabled and that boot support under usb configuration is enabled .this is how i created the bootable usb , (diskpart , formated fat32 and i unziped a win 8 pro 32 bit iso in the usb ). when i reboot and hold volum + button i get access to the boot but the usb is not there . am i missing any step here ? plz help am starting to give up on this tablet

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    (diskpart , formated fat32 and i unziped a win 8 pro 32 bit iso in the usb ).
    use diskpart as above, but also use > Active

    create partition primary
    format quick fs=Fat32 label="media"
    active
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    win 8 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    (diskpart , formated fat32 and i unziped a win 8 pro 32 bit iso in the usb ).
    use diskpart as above, but also use > Active

    create partition primary
    format quick fs=Fat32 label="media"
    active
    yes i did all the above steps and still cant get the tablet to boot from the usb stick .i get to the boot menu but my usb is not there .thks for your help btw i really appreciate it
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    Option to Add USB as Boot Device in Bios setting ??
    Usually have to add the usb as a boot option in the bios

    user manual - setup - table 5 > http://downloads.dell.com/Manuals/al...nual_en-us.pdf

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    win 8 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    Option to Add USB as Boot Device in Bios setting ??
    Usually have to add the usb as a boot option in the bios

    user manual - setup - table 5 > http://downloads.dell.com/Manuals/al...nual_en-us.pdf

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    thks i ll have a look at it . and see how it goes
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    win 8 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    Option to Add USB as Boot Device in Bios setting ??
    Usually have to add the usb as a boot option in the bios

    user manual - setup - table 5 > http://downloads.dell.com/Manuals/al...nual_en-us.pdf

    Click image for larger version
    so here is what happened , while i was trying to add the usb in the boot option , , i select it but instead it takes me inside the usb as if its looking for a file or somth . so am not sure which one should i pick , i did pick setup.exe but it didnt work when i rebooted the tablet and selected the usb
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    win 8 pro


    Click image for larger versioncheck it out . any suggestions ? thks for ur help once again i really appreciate it
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    win 8 pro


    anyone out there knows how to deal with this ??
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    win 8 pro


    now when i use plug in the usb flash the screen stays black and nothing happens until i remove the usb then the tablet runs normaly , plz if anyone used to to have the same tablet , need your help with this one .
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    win 8 pro


    now i see the usb , but when i select it ,the screen goes black and a messasge on top left shows up / start pxe over ipv6 .then after a minute an messages appears / pxe-e18 server responce timeout
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