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Booting from USB or DVD

  1. #21

    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Quote Originally Posted by JustATest View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by JustATest View Post
    @David Bailey: I obviously did not access the Advanced Startup as you showed with your follow-up picture; however, options like change your PC firmware settings should boot you directly into your BIOS.
    I have tested and confirmed that a UEFI machine, showing the Advanced Options to Change PC Firmware Settings, (if selected) will boot directly into the BIOS. Moreover, the boot to the BIOS is almost immediate. I'm a bit surprised you just didn't test it and see.
    I tested your method & it works good.

    I learn something new every day on this Forum.

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    You are welcome.
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