Highlighted
JV6
2 Iron

UEFI (?) changing boot drive? XPS 8900

Jump to solution

This is somewhat of a follow on to my earlier post dealing with migrating the OS to an SSD.  After havinig cloned the OS from the 2TB HDD, I wanted to boot from the SSD.  In the old days I would have gone to BIOS and from there selected boot priority of the various devices.  In this instance, I encountered UEFI and could not figure out how to change boot priority.  I saw options for legacy boot, some messages about disabling secure boot, and I was afraid to touch either.   So....I just swapped the disk cables and booted from the SSD.  


Still, I have the question, how can I change the boot priority?  Is there some Dell manual that gives a good explanation of the UEFI interface for me to study?  

Tags (1)
0 Kudos
1 Reply
Mary G
6 Indium

RE: UEFI (?) changing boot drive? XPS 8900

Jump to solution

Tap F12 as soon as you reboot to access the Boot Menu and select the boot device. Don't wait for any screen.