More details on the may be found. I'll try it in the next days. I have also tried all of the above with Secure Boot disabled, with no change. Since the usb ethernet adapter works when connected directly to the device we can assume that the usb adapter is supported by the firmware. All of these devices boot on everyone of my computers except my surface. I have updated to the latest firmware as well.
I suggest redoing this again as it sound like you've gotten a generic Windows installation. I like , it has plenty of options. Note that I have used both 32gb and 16gb flash drives successfully. It does this again and again until you tell it to stop. The recommended method of holding the volume down button while turning it on just makes it boot into windows. However, thanks to new developments in our lab, Cody can salvage data from tablets suffering from these sorts of problems without fully dismantling them. Install Ubuntu taking over entire disk! Sign up for a free GitHub account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community.
Our client in this tablet data recovery case had a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet stuck in an endless boot cycle. That procedure does not work on my sp4 i7 and may not work on any sp4s. Those two extra steps make the process take 30 minutes and fail. You do not have to disable Secure Boot. If you want to sell your Surface, cleaning the drive is more secure for you. You are receiving this because you are subscribed to this thread. There is an extra bit of data that has to be written to a special location on the drive, so you have to use software intended for the purpose of imaging flash drives.
Fixing a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Boot Loop… The Gillware Way Most of the time this method will work when your Surface Pro keeps restarting. Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Hands on The Surface will note that all changes have been saved, so click the Restart Now button. Sometimes, though, slightly more drastic measures are required. A proper restore would have the right drivers already installed and correct settings optimized for the surface tablet. Also tested with internal disk disabled.
Step 1: Connect the power supply to your Surface and plug it into an electrical outlet. Go back to the recovery image. The truth is that for the most part, our computers, phones, and tablets are actually idiot savants—in other words, very stupid. We rated this tablet data recovery case a 10 on our ten-point case rating scale. Step 3: Press and hold on the volume-down button, while press and release the power button. The network adapter in most cases must be usb 3 adapter to be able to pxe boot. I'll test it soon, but first I have to reinstall needed software and take care about some other tasks because vacation is over now.
From prior experience with Surface Pro tablets, Cody was prepared to deal with one of two possible tablet data recovery situations. All tablets use flash memory in lieu of the hard drive found in most computers. Step 4: When the Surface logo comes up, release the volume-down button. So the problem isn't related to your howto, but it prevents me to follow your instructions. In the future I'll probably just skip the dock and use a combination of the thumb drive and the adapter. We quickly deduced that the flash memory device inside the Surface Pro 4 tablet had failed. It won't boot from it.
The type of memory can vary from brand to brand. We've tried to contact Samsung but I'm not expecting a helpful response because we're doing non-standard setups. Don't think you copy over anything. Your usb stick should be formatted as fat32 and the recovery image should be unzipped in its entirety to the usb stick. Answer the following message to boot from that device and your sp4 should boot to recovery drive.
Just go on with the instructions on the screen to set your Surface. Any idea how to boot my sp4 from usb media? I decided after the last insider preview to do a recovery and start afresh on my surface. These loops usually happen because of a problem with the operating systems. The Cause of a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Boot Loop Computers and tablets and phones can do math very fast, which makes them look very smart. In many cases, Microsoft Surface Pro 4 boot loops have easy solutions.
If your Surface is not already off, shut it down now. Booting from the recovery drive gives you access to system repair tools that can often fix whatever ails the operating system. So you might want to check to see what version of the linux kernel clonezilla uses. I just got this to work by doing this: I connected the surface to the dock with the ethernet and usb drive connected. If your Surface tablet is stuck on the Surface screen, your tablet is stuck in a boot loop.