Dell Backup and recovery

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GreatMa

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I have just reinstalled windows 8.1, and am using it at this time. I did try the recovery tool, but still had the same problem. I probably can't get a pic of the bios. I am not sure how to do that after I restart the system. I can try the F8.
 
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I would go here https://www.dell.com/support/home/e...g/0-OStjcHBySyt4Qng1bHlwMFlXNHBrUT090/drivers
and update the drivers.
I notice that is has an Urgent update for your bios.
If you do the bios BEWARE to read all the instructions first and make sure you are comfortable in doing it.
Since you have the computer running I would copy all need data/photos etc first to the other computer or an external drive. load all the drivers.
Then the bios.
 

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So far it seems the only I can get into the dell oss , is to press f12 and press windows boot manager. Seems strange to me.
 

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I did what you asked, and it worked, for what ever reason. That has never happened before. Let us hope it continues to work.
 
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You need to change the BIOS
Restart and enter bios you will see that usb boot is set as the first boot device.
Change to HDD save and reboot. Attach external and boot again should be good.
Normally they have a boot tab/page for this setting
 
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