I had ordered it more than 2 months ago for it to be delivered to my good friends at Northwest Cadence. Another update for anyone who might have more advice. Please feel free to update your bookmarks accordingly! I'm not sure if these steps are necessary but I did them before I fixed it. Install Ubuntu taking over entire disk! My question, am I creating a bootable image correctly on a usb? Pardon the image, although I think the faux sunburst is a nice touch. I'm trying to help a friend with a Surface 2. Note The Microsoft Surface Data Eraser tool will delete all data, including Windows operating system files required to boot the device, in a secure and unrecoverable way. Strange… So I fired up my Surface 2 Pro hey, it was a travel day, I had everything and tried it there.
I really don't know what is the problem. I have a Surface Book 2 and am having the same issue. Originally the issue he was having was that it would not power on even when plugged in. Hi, I have a Surface Book which is stuck in a boot loop after it was turned off half-way through a Reset. The later in the day I fly the more expensive the flights get. .
Tips: If you don't sign in with a Microsoft account, you won't see the download dialog. I have a regular Surface Pro at home and have had no problems Cloning the drive. Until then, you can access our new content on either as you do today, or at our new site. Please bear with us while we are still under construction! I really appreciate it all. You must accept the license terms to continue. On the search box enter: recovery. On the TechCommunity site, you will find numerous technical communities across many topics, which include discussion areas, along with blog content.
But, I'm not looking to refresh the computer, I'm looking to create the image from the damage machine and restore it to the new one. This thumb drive is now ready to be inserted into a Surface device, booted from, and wipe any data on the device. They may be able to help even if they won't replace it for free. The last vestiges of the old ways are gone. I then booted the Surface Book off the Recovery Boot drive and was able to reinstall Windows. Only Surface logo on screen for several hours. If i install a generic copy of Win 10 Pro, i'm concerned it won't be licensed etc.
Did you ask for help at the Microsoft store? Lately I experienced some problems when I power up my sp3 from hibernate. We will continue bringing you the same great content, from the same great contributors, on our new platform. I disabled Windows boot entirely and it still booted to Windows. I have tried an external hardrive with Windows Vista on, a Windows 98 Microsoft-dos boot disk and even a Windows repair disk on an external disk drive. I just keep getting the same black desktop and occasional flashing icon.
Quote: Originally Posted by androidserpent I also have a surface rt with the same problem. When you see Surface logo appears on screen, release Volume Control Key. When your Surface laptop is closed, how to set boot option? I really like the full screen start menu, but the largest screen I use is my Surface 3. I did all the procedures described in the Microsoft troubleshoot on their website. Changes and updates Microsoft Surface Data Eraser is periodically updated by Microsoft. Step 1: Download a recovery image for your Surface.
I also disabled bitlocker and SecureBoot as I have read all different tips for how to do this. I pointed at the documentation and he asked a few questions: Do any of the Pro3 systems you are currently using still boot into Windows? But again, after about 40 minutes of jiggery-pokery really no other work for it I ended up in Restore mode and was able to reset Windows. After that, you will see the installer start. In the morning when he turned the Surface on he gets the Surface logo, then the spinning circle as if it's about to load but what he ends up with is a black screen. To boot a Surface device that has been wiped with Microsoft Surface Data Eraser, you will first need to reinstall the Windows operating system. It won't boot from it.
Any tips at this point would be greatly appreciated! Press and hold the Volume Down button. Unfortunately their price is about the same as purchasing a new one. Following the instructions on how to create a recovery drive It appears that a Recovery Drive can only be created from the the Surface Book, and i should have done it before i needed it? Used diskpart to create the media, made it active, formatted fat32 etc. I do not have the issue booting for a Windows recovery media. Surface Book Naw, not lame.