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  1. neurack

    neurack Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Just got a Venue 8 Pro. First thing I noticed was the desktop has a "SecureBoot isn't configured correctly" watermark. I also saw a BIOS update on Dell's site. Installing that now to see if it addresses that... Perhaps they were holding some shipments to resolve that?

    Edit: BIOS update doesn't appear to get rid of that watermark...
     
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    Once enabled, you may have to wait a day or two for the secure boot message to go away.
     
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    I'll see if mine has the same problem when I get home. You might need to access the BIOS to get rid of it.

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    neurack Pen Pal - Newbie

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    For those who wondered- yes this has a full USB port. I had a USB OTG adapter handy, and mouse/keyboard/accessories all work just fine.
     
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    let us know how much if the 32GB is usable & how much is used / free.

    I have asked this 2 times now & have gotten 2 different answers... The first said 28 free with the OS + Office installed, the next said 30GB free with the OS + Office installed. None of the 2 seemed right or even possible either...

    It is a bit sad that Dell's own sales support knows so little about what they are even selling.

    I ordered the 32GB with Stylus & I plan to use a 64GB MicroSD for most of my data & programs.
     
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    That's awesome, thanks for the info. If you have the connector it would be great to see if the Dell V8P can push USB to HDMI, thanks! Can wait to receive mine.
     
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    Did Walmart have styli in stock as well?
     
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    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    For maximum jealousy in your fellow forum members please post some pictures. Catnip for tablet addicts!
     
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