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Default mini10 fix mbr - 04-29-2011, 10:17 PM

Cannot boot to any external device; 2 gb bootable sdcard or external usb liteon dvd/cd drive etau208-96 2. cannot change much at all in bios.. have tried f11,f10,f12 ctrl-f11.. it keeps booting to OS. cannot change any passwords in bios or boot order, all i need to do is to fixmbr.. boot am unable to boot to any bootable external device, i dont believe this has a recovery partition on it either.. Please assist external devices do show on boot up but that is it..
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Default 04-30-2011, 01:10 AM

in order to boot from USB you must enable 'Legacy USB' in the BIOS then boot from the USB

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