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Re: Hidden Partition on Mini 9 with XP - 03-09-2009, 07:40 PM
http://en.community.dell.com/wikis/linu ... ility.aspx
If you lose the ability to select the Diagnostics option from the boot menu accessed by pressing '0' during boot-up, you can restore this hidden partition by downloading the above to create a DOS bootable USB that you can then boot from and select option#4 then option#3. Note that in order to boot from USB, USB legacy support has to be enabled in the advanced setting of BIOS and that restoring this hidden FAT16 partition erases the SSD forcing you to reinstall your OS...
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