If have difficult to boot, see. This process will take half an hour. I usually use hibernate instead of shut down. Reinstalled on new drive and worked fine. What am I doing wrong? Step 3: Press and hold on the volume-down button, while press and release the power button.
I did all the procedures described in the Microsoft troubleshoot on their website. Step 1: Connect the power supply to your Surface and plug it into an electrical outlet. Good luck, if this wasn't what you particularly were looking for. Pen and Touch works right out of the box, Wireless does not. Any help would be appreciated. The steps above work with 10 specifically.
I've been down this path way too many times to screw around with it more. I know with the newer Microsoft Media Creation Tool you have to specify 64bit only for a Surface. Any help would be appreciated. So the steps are a little different to get there, but the command prompt commands work for any. It might depend on how your drive is formatted. From here, you will be presented with a list of available boot options that are currently detected.
Also just tried a LaCie Itsakey with Ubuntu 10 on it that I've been booting another laptop off for a year without any issues. Can someone please help me. I've also tried to hold volume down while pressing power. Step 5: Select the language and keyboard layout you want on your Surface. Hold the volume down button.
But they'll work with 8. This week I noticed that when I restart the sp3, it hangs up at the Surface logo and stays there. Press and release the power button When the Surface logo appears, release the volume down button. I'm able to boot to my Windows 8. Some manufacturers have other bits in the tables which cause problems. You need a version of Ubuntu that is 12.
Please help I just overcame this issue, and i'm just going to advise you, it wasn't easy, and i didn't see it in any google searches so i created an account just to answer this particular question so that hopefully someone else googling this issue will come accross this answer and it will help them. Sometimes, the login screen freezes until I shut down the sp3 by pressing and holding the power button. I hope it at least hangs around for someone to google and find. Guess they were just trying to hit a price point or something. Step 4: When the Surface logo comes up, release the volume-down button.
It seems complex, but as a matter of fact, it is no so difficult for you. Lately I experienced some problems when I power up my sp3 from hibernate. If you want to sell your Surface, cleaning the drive is more secure for you. For more details about creating a recovery drive, see. Just go on with the instructions on the screen to set your Surface.
. But they'll work with 8. So the steps are a little different to get there, but the command prompt commands work for any. The steps above work with 10 specifically. Now, I am unable to prepare a bootable flash disk and I can not make factory reset to my sp3.
I installed upgraded windows 10 on my sp3 and every thing went good. Both times Secure Boot Control was disabled. This process will take you about 3 hours, make sure you have enough time, and wait patiently. From here, you will be presented with a list of available boot options that are currently detected. Thanks to those who tried to help. The drive I have is for complete system restore. Once with Security Device Support enabled, once with it disabled.
Does anyone know how to boot to an alternate device without going through windows and reboot? Both boot to Linux fine on other older laptops, but I can't get the Pro to boot off them. Tips: To get your Surface recovery image, you need to sign in with a Microsoft account, or you won't get the recovery image. All of them were recognized in advanced boot, and none of them booted into Linux when I selected them. Does it really not work? Didn't work on the Pro either. And turn off your Surface. I have seen it recommended other places - thank you! I can't imagine trying to set up a useful dual-boot off the 64 gig. I have always had good luck with this tool.