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change boot priority

I have a Dell 3650 with windows 10. Windows failed. I need to run the media creation tool but in order to do that i need to change the boot priority. My machine has Bios version--American Megatrend 3.3.6 how do i get to where i can change the boot priority

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The boot priority is not used to run the MCT

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Thanks for the feedback but those options I have tried to no avail. When i hit the F2 key upon startup it takes me to a screen that is titled "Dell Inc. Aptio Setup Utility". There is a tab titled "Boot". Going to that screen shows 3 Boot option priorities--Boot Option #1 = "Windows Boot Manager", Boot Option # 2 = "Onboard NIC (IPV4)" and Boot Option # 3 = "Onboard NIC (IPV6)". No where is there a choice that identifies or allows changing the DVD to boot option #1. What am I missing?

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Then it's time to contact Dell. Bottom left of the link I gave is a "contact Dell" link.

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Need some clarification.

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To run the Media Creation Kit, this isn't how. If you want to boot the USB stick made, be sure to test it on another PC first then plug in the USB stick to a rear USB port and try the F8 key on power up as noted in the me and my dell document.

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I guess my original post was not clear. I want to run the media creation tool to reload Windows 10 on the 3650 machine. How I got to this point is because the Windows 10 on the 3650 started going wacky after the most recent update. SO…. I decided I would run a reset of the PC to reinstall Windows 10. Somewhere during that reset there was a problem and I got a message saying “The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows Installation cannot proceed. To install windows, click OK to restart the computer, and then restart the installation” When I click on “OK” the computer restarts and goes right back to this message. It is in a loop. Therefore, on another computer I burned a DVD with a windows 10 media creation tool so I can reload windows onto the 3650. That’s where I am now….I need to change the boot priority to the DVD so I can start the media creation tool.
Now that said when I start the 3650 and the Dell logo comes on the screen hitting F8 will indeed show 2 options in the right bottom of the screen. F2 Setup and F12 Boot Options. Hitting F12 I go to a screen—on to is says “Boot mode is set to: UEFI; Secure Boot: ON. Under that is says—UEFI options: Windows Boot Manager, Onboard NIC (IPV4), and Onboard NIC (IPV6). Then there is a—“Other Options: which are: Diagnostics, Enter Setup. And then there is “ Peripheral Device Settings (OPROM Settings) Choices under that are: Bios Flash Update and Change Boot Mode Setting.
Nowhere can I find where I can designate the DVD to Boot Option #1

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You may want to refer to the DVD you made

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As a repair and install DVD for Windows 10 as the Media Creation Tool runs on Windows. I see where the terms are tripping you up here.

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