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UEFI and GPT Mess with Windows 10 and Linux

Operating System not found

I’ve recently bought a Dell XPS 13 9350.


I tried installing Fedora on it but the installer was not able to detect the SSD. I tried disabling UEFI and it worked. The problem was that as soon as I disabled it I was no longer able to boot into Windows 10. I tried different combinations and every change that resulted in Fedora installer seeing the drive, broke Windows 10 boot setup. I thought I would be able to enable UEFI after the setup and use Windows 10 whenever I needed it and decided to install Fedora.
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Aptio BIOS USB Boot

Recently I bought a Samsung NP550P7C laptop. Today after a long wait I decided to reinstall Windows on it. So I copied all the files onto my USB stick and tried to boot into the installation. When I went into the BIOS I couldn’t find the USB stick in the boot list. After learning that the BIOS is Aptio I did some Google searches but found nothing. Continue reading Aptio BIOS USB Boot