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  1. #11


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    I would use the Windows 8/8.1 version, Which is signed by Microsoft.
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  2. #12


    I use the same version ie 5.2 . The Bios page is not what I expected.

    I get a windows like page whee the LHS has items like General, System config,Video etc etc . Is this the new Bios interface?

    My problem is I cant find the button to change boot order under Boot Options.
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  3. #13


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    Use the Windows 8/8.1 version, Which will use WinPE4.

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  4. #14


    I tried the Linux bootable USB stick I prepared previously on my Win 7 machine and it does work .
    My problem is that I dont know how to change the boot order of Dell Pro 11 tablet. When I boot into the bios settings , there does not seem to be an option to change boot order even though the instructions say there is this option.
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  5. #15


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    Do you have a BOOTOVERRIDE optioin in the UEFI/BIOS firmware, this boot any type WinPE4 x64 USB Recovery drive.
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  6. #16


    No bootoveride function in the bios settings. However I can get into the recovery section and somewhere there is an advanced start option like this : Startup Options Menu - Boot to in Windows 8

    Then I think I can boot from the usb .
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  7. #17


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    YES, That will boot any type WinPE4 x64 USB Recovery drive.
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  8. #18


    So my linux based recovery usb wont work in this new 8.1 tablet? I should then prepare another one with Win PE4 ( x32) per your posting above just in case? I did try the bootable usb stick on my other win 7 machine and it does work there.
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