You may have to hit a key to allow the boot but there should be a message if that is required. As the title says i m trying to boot win10 from an external hardisk.
Common manufacturer s keys are esc delete f1 f2 f10 f11 or f12.
Dell xps 13 boot from usb stick. If you ll want to boot from that device on a fairly regular basis then on a uefi system you can t just add a usb device to the boot order. Even we tried to select the option boot from usb drive in the windows boot manager. There are 2 ways to boot from usb in wefi and you can use any of the following ways.
Dell xps 13 9370 won t boot from usb stick after drive replacement i am not familiar with the dell os recovery tool. Our organization bought several xps preloaded with windows but we have to make them dual boot with linux. In windows disable fastboot in the bios.
Boot from external usb drive or usb stick. Turn on the pc and press f2 2. Change usb drive to be first in legacy list 4.
All you have to do is insert the bootable usb drive in your laptop and press f12 and boot it from there. Enable booting from thunderbolt disable secure boot. Put usb in the right usb type c port.
This worked with a previous xps13 but with the 9300 i have a hard time to even see the usb disk in the boot. Set secured boot in the boot option menu to be disabled 3. If you only need to do this once or very occasionally just press the f12 button during boot to access the one time boot menu.
That is very hard to set the boot order in in xps 13 ultrabook. As long as your device was already connected when the system started it should show up there. The disk has a usb 2 0 connection and i use the dell multi port dongle to connect it.
If you have burned the iso image to the dvd and have it loaded before you boot or reboot the system the uefi version should be seen. But we found the way. If windows is already installed select power power button icon hold shift while selecting restart.
Solved boot from usb on dell xps 13 9370 step 1. Following suggestions found on the board here and elsewhere i followed these steps. What i have used for doing a clean install of windows 10 is to download the windows 10 media creation tool create the installation data on a usb flash drive then boot from that drive and install windows 10 from it.
Just following these steps. Change boot order to boot from usb in dell xps turn your dell laptop off it is not necessary to change the boot order in your dell xps 15 9570. Check the manufacturer s key to open the menu.
Change post behavior from fastboot to thorough at boot press the f2 key or alternately press the f12 key. How to boot uefi usb drive on dell xps 13 l322x you will normally use an f12 key to open the boot device menu.