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Boot from usb on inspiron 8100?
\015 Can you boot from usb flash on a inspiron 8100 laptop? or only from a drive. thaks\015
Check that the diodes on the moterboard are still intact, look for "ripped" solder connections on the board. If there are missing diodes, Just bridge the gap with a bit of solder
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