Oh now I see it.. First time I used clone hd and imaged whole drive. Pages using deprecated image syntax. So that it can be done correctly. Press [Enter] to begin the installation:.

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As before if you boot again from the Mediadirect button it loads windows ok but when you log it in actually fires up Mediadirect in the windows environment. What version of Media Direct did you use?

Media Direct partitions need to be setup before Windows 7 installation. Right click on Mediadirect3. 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.

The software is mediadrect in a hidden hard drive partition that is activated when you press the external MediaDirect button on your computer. In most cases, you just had a plain machine and it was upon you to make cell that you install the right application for the same. Any help would be greatly apreciated. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. My instructions above were slightly wrong and have now been amended.

Dell MediaDirect Download Free for Windows 10, 7, 8/ (64 bit / 32 bit)

Its honestly more hassle than its worth to setup however. I did not encounter any problem at all. Skip to main content. Views Read Edit View history.


Understanding the Dell MediaDirect Partition

Thank you, your instructions were excellent! Dell MediaDirect is a software application that is published by Dell, Inc. It seems like other people have managed but there is no explanation as to how.

Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. The Media Direct partition is meant to be hidden mediadiredt 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. Thanks for letting me know.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To update the diagnostics partition download the following file AA0.

Preparing your Hard Drive: Setting Up Media Direct [A Small Subset of Dell Systems Only]

Partitions set up correctly 1. I am about to try the upgrade myself as my xps M is in new condition and mediadriect stand throwing it away. Is it really not finding it or is the problem with BCD.


Going for Dell XP upgrade to 8. I would really like to get this mediadirfct just for the heck of it. We use cookies to ensure a complete experience on our website. Exercise caution when managing your disk partitions. This step is only for systems shipped with Media Direct version 3. The Dell Media Direct application will now install:.

Earlier versions of MediaDirect attracted criticism since they adopt a distinctive combination of BIOS and hard mddiadirect layout to bypass the installed OS and boot directly to the media player application using a single button press. Retrieved from ” https: Version 4 deletes the dual-boot “fast start” capability and associated disk partition. You then have to power down and power up via the media button and it will just boot in to windows 7 normally.

MediaDirect 4 includes optimisations for multi-media playback and is primarily used to support Blu-ray drives.