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I may have bricked my Dell Venue 8 pro

So I was experimenting with installing Android on my tablet and I booted into Fedlet ( A new linux distro that will boot to 32 bit UEFI ) and accidentally wiped my hardrive's partition with windows 8.1 on it. I did not however wipe the EFI partition at all so now it boots and tries to go into recovery. I tried to use a micro USB to USB female connected to a USB hub with a mouse and keyboard and a windows 8.1 x86 bootable USB attached to the hub to just do a fresh installation of windows by wiping the hardrive and reinstalling. I have done this before so I know that my method works. My problem is that the tablet will not recognize that I even have a usb hooked up to it, the mouse and keyboard do not work and neither does it recognize that I have a bootable USB connected. I tested that the USB with windows installation media actually boots up on another computer and it does so it isn't the USB issue. When the tablet boots it immediately starts up recovery mode and displays that automatic repair can't repair my pc, when it gets to this screen I can't use the touch screen either, and like I said before, when i try and use a usb mouse and keyboard, it doesn't work... I would love to know why the USB doesn't work now of all times...

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Time to get back to where you got those OSes and ask.

In reply to: I may have bricked my Dell Venue 8 pro

"How do I put it back to stock?"

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Try talking to Dell yourself

In reply to: Time to get back to where you got those OSes and ask.

Yea, Dell has terrible support and I can't understand anything they said

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Dell would be the last call.

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Here's why. I looked at Fedlet ( https://www.google.com/search?q=Fedlet&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 ) and it's not a Dell product so we go back to Fedlet's own forums to see if folk are asking how to recover back to the factory condition.

Dell's support will likely have you return it to a depot for repair.
Bob

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