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Unable to Select Legacy Boot Options in the Inspiron 20 (3043) All in One System

Summary: Steps to get the Legacy Boot Option to enable with the Inspiron 20 (3043) All in One System.

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This article provides information about the Inspiron 20 (3043) All-in-One systems not able to select the Legacy Boot Options in the system BIOS.

Unable to Select Legacy Boot Options

A behavior has been seen with the Inspiron 20 (3043) system where the user was unable to select any Legacy Boot Option in their system BIOS.

Secure Boot was disabled, the cursor skipped the Legacy Boot Options which is grayed out (Figure 1).

Figure 1

Update the System BIOS

After the user installed the latest BIOS (A12 or newer): Inspiron 20 (3043) A12 BIOS update

The Load Legacy Option Rom setting became available after turning off the Secure Boot option (Figure 2).

Figure 2

Once Legacy Option Roms was enabled, the following options became available in the one-time-boot menu. The USB option did not show up until a USB drive was plugged into the system (Figure 3).

Figure 3

If you have further questions about this solution, contact Dell Technical Support.

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Affected Product

Inspiron 3043

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021



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