Pristy Tools Software for better computer management. Can you tell me precisely why we should use 7zip and ImgBurn , as any burner will do the job. This will give you the various checksums and they should match the checksums below. I have been informed its pointless to setup however as Windows 10 encrypts the drive and booting to Media Direct hence cannot read media files from the drive. The Media Direct partition is meant to be hidden and the easiest way is with a complete clean Windows installation setting up the partitions using the Media Direct DVD then loading Windows and making sure its 32 Bit Windows. I suppose thats meant to be a bad way of spelling my name.

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It is likely the last Media Direct 3. Click “System and Security” and then “Administrative Tools. I’d like to thank you in advance for leaving any donations or clicking on the affiliate links. Second time I expanded just the OS drive and left other partitions alone.

Dell MediaDirect

Any help would be appreciated or it could be back to reading the voluminous tomes provided by Microsoft. Version 3 has a dual-boot option where the software can utilize a minimal load of the operating system which speeds boot time and simplifies operation. Naturally, it is a tool in the enhancement category that allows you to have a chance to make sure that you are able to access any of the features in just a few clicks.


Right-click the “MediaDirect” partition in the partitions list and then click “Delete Volume. MediaDirect works in conjunction with the operating system and the Dell QuickSet application. Click “Disk Management” in the left pane of the “Computer Management” window. Warning Deleting the wrong disk partition may cause your operating system to medidairect functioning properly. Dell MediaDirect is licensed as freeware for Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system without restrictions.

Did you use ImgBurn to burn the disc? If someone uses Imgburn to create an iso of the Media Direct 3. I have no idea what you are on about with the search engineā€¦.

Thank you, your instructions were excellent! Version 4 deletes the dual-boot “fast start” capability and associated disk partition.

Understanding the Dell MediaDirect Partition

To update the diagnostics partition download the following file AA0. I did not encounter any problem at all.

I followed all the mfdiadirect above to reinstall Media Direct 3. It is in system miscellaneous category and is available to all software users as a free download. Never done it but apparent there is a way here: Retrieved from ” https: Once on the windows desktop, insert the media direct disc; it should autorun follow the onscreen instructions to install the application.


How to Remove Dell MediaDirect

This step is only for systems shipped with Media Direct version 3. The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip.

Once 7-zip is installed, simply right click the. Dfll not use Drive options or delete any partitions if you want Media Direct to function properly.

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Power down your computer. So, it will fire up in windows 7 by pressing the media button. You can try to install Windows 10 on the largest partition after setting up Media Direct but I have not tried this. So that it can be done correctly. Launch 7zip navigate to where you downloaded the files using 7zip window. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

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