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DELL XPS 13 9350 BIOS 1.9.0 makes drive not bootable

Hi,

I just flashed my BIOS to the latest 1.9.0.
After the update, I can't by any means boot.
I just get noo bootable device error in UEFI.
The drive IS there, it's visible in the UEFI but noo longer bootable.
Any ideas on how to fix this?

 

All I want is a functioning laptop, if Dell is interested in fixing it. Please contact me.
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TUNINGFORK
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Re: DELL XPS 13 9350 BIOS 1.9.0 makes drive not bootable

wow, just wow.

This BIOS update totally **bleep** up my drive.
I have no windows BCD any more. And I can't repair it either, because the bootable tools dont even see the disk.

All I want is a functioning laptop, if Dell is interested in fixing it. Please contact me.
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Re: DELL XPS 13 9350 BIOS 1.9.0 makes drive not bootable

*RESOLVED*

Rolled back to 1.7.0 by loading the BIOS to a usb stick, hitting F12 to reach boot menu. Find Flash alternative.
The downgrade will fail with some of the downgrades( some intel ME or CE thing).
On another computer, flash totally new windows installer by the windows media creation tool to usb. Boot it and select repair startup.
The autimatic boot repair failed with 1.9.0 BIOS but did now complete, so i have a brand new BCD burned to my boot partition and booted right away.

Just documenting for other people stepping on the landmine 1.9.0 BIOS.

 

cheers.

All I want is a functioning laptop, if Dell is interested in fixing it. Please contact me.
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