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Dell XPS 15 (9550) ? UEFI BIOS ? BIOS Defaults Vs. Factory Settings

I also performed some general light editing and sentence restructuring. [EDIT 11/14/2015]: The configuration of my machine is the XPS 13 9350; i5-6200U; 8GB LPDDR3 1866MHz; 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD; QHD I might reinstall Windows when I have the time. It's like stating that VGA mode on Windows is less stable than when you have proper graphics drivers installed. If you have another model you have to adjust your hard disk path (probably /dev/sda instead of /dev/nvme0n1). this content

just grab the boot.wim file and copy it to the root of your C:Drive and make sure "all users" have full access on it. I have removed steps about AHCI mode that remained redacted, and removed the notes about steps that I had restored in order to make the guide appear cleaner. Check 'dmesg' for messages related to error/cfg80211/wlp2s0/brcm/wireless. make sure that the installation media contains the correct drivers, and then click ok"? http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19984839

It's not unheard of for SSDs to be defective or doa, but it certainly is rare for them to be half working like you're describing. You can also just plainly install w10 without having to worry about activating it, as there are no harsh penalties anymore for doing it. The protocol that we should be using (considering the pm951 is a PCIe-based SSD) is NVMe. Repeat step (2) above. 7) On first successful boot edit /etc/default/grub, GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nouveau.modeset=0".

The reason is that it is the fallback mode for Windows if it detects any none PATA drive. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Lancer_Pants[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)So you still get blue screens every time you try to update with Windows Update? Be respectful and civil. Is it the link from earlier in this topic?

Safe mode will try to load more drivers, and then write to the loading list, However, the is still a glitch. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]deathshot9 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago(2 children)I am not reading all the comments on this guide, so if this has been pointed out already, I am sorry, but in case What I opted for was the "mainline" kernel, but I compiled it on my notebook. More Help Then run "sudo update-grub".

Wifi seems to work well... Some tweaking is necessary but not too bad. Then I can switch the current Legacy to UEFI mode in BIOS for a secondrecovery trial. Now of course, retail copies are handled just as they always were and not much has changed there except for the added bonuses that the latest build brings to activation.

Common Links Dell Global: Manuals, Drivers, Hot Topics, and Top Solutions Dell US: Dell Support Main Page created by DellCanadaLead Moderatora community for 5 yearsmessage the moderatorsMODERATORSthedead698th Dell: Precision T5810rotorcowboyAutoModeratorLiterally AutoModeratorabout moderation team »discussions Check This Out permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Lancer_Pants[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(10 children)I don't have the SSD+HDD... For those of you who prefer this guide in a video format TechChris made a great, easy-to-follow one here: YouTube.com TechChris similar to the one below [EDIT 4/26/2016]: After evaluating the Do you/anyone know if theres a good list of XPS 15 drivers to download?

If they don't quite speak the same language, you get no graphics. news If, during the Windows 10 installation, you're greeted with a prompt looking for the product key, just hit "Skip". jchedstromNovember 4th, 2015, 05:24 [email protected] Confirm that suspend doesn't work on mine either. Thank you for this clear update.

Maybe there is no new computer... I formatted it to NTFS before making it a recovery media. Can this cause problems? have a peek at these guys Do i need to do those steps to set BIOS with default settings or is an extra?

I cannot imagine Dell. The IRST drivers of today include RAID/AHCI, and NVME drivers all in one roof so to speak. Your right it was time to upgrade from 6 year old software.

Here are my experiences and instructions to get it to work with a UEFI install. 0) Might not be necessary but did the following: BIOS > Secure Boot > Disabled 1)

The effects of which are barely noticeable, and are purely aesthetic and not functional. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]huguberhart 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Did you make this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sC247NEg94 permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Lancer_Pants[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)No I didn't. jchedstromNovember 3rd, 2015, 05:19 AMI doubt 14.03 LTS will work. MVP WinPE Builder (02).

Bummer. We've put together a very nice (and easy to use) WinPE creator tool that helps with the process and it includes the IRST Raid controller drivers for Windows 7-10 already. AnnihilNovember 12th, 2015, 08:45 PMHey, thanks for the reply, totes forgot about that thread. check my blog BIOS>General>Boot Sequence > Add Boot Option > ubuntu > shimx64.efi (\EFI\ubuntu\shimx64.efi) 6) Try booting, but make sure you press SHIFT repeatedly during boot to get to grub menu.

Contact Support Products: True Image, Snap Deploy System: Motherboard: GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 / CPU: i5 6600K (OC 4.3Ghz) / Memory: 16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4 (OC 3000 Mhz) / NVMEs: Samsung 950PRO, MyDigital I have now two partitions on the OS drive: one for Windows 10 and the other for recovery (Windows 10 seems to automatically generate the hidden ~450 MB partition in case). These drives, even if you set it to [P]ATA mode (ie. Now I get network access and I can read / write to USB sticks so we made some progress, but I still cannot see the hard drive.

Hopefully he will chime in here tomorrow with some insight into that. There's an "Up Time" timer at the bottom of the window. It shows both on the Network tab. Thanks again and I'll try to do the fix later tonight.

Edit: okay, here are some updates.