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HPE MicroSvr Gen10 X3216 refusing to boot off Windows install USB

 
Jamienp
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HPE MicroSvr Gen10 X3216 refusing to boot off Windows install USB

Hey all,

I have an HPE MicroSvr Gen10 X3216. It came with an SSD with a Linux distro that was booting fine. The SSD has now been cleaned and I am trying to boot off a Windows 10 install USB and can not for the life of me get the USB to boot. Changing the BIOS for "always UEFI" to "Always Legacy" and choosing the USB during boot flashes the blue Windows 10 logo on the screen for a moment before the image corrupts then the server reboots.

I have tried multiple Win10 USBs. I've tried booting them in UEFI and legacy. I've tried with CSM enabled and disabled. I've even tried using a laptop to install Windows 10 on the SSD and then plug the SSD back into the server and the best I can get is a BSOD on boot.

Any ideas are appreciated.

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Anu_K
HPE Pro

Re: HPE MicroSvr Gen10 X3216 refusing to boot off Windows install USB

Hello,

In my opinion, windows 10 is not supported on the server.

As per the quickspecs of the server, it supports Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2,Microsoft Windows Server 2016,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.4 and ClearOS.

You may refer to Pg.4 of the server's quickspecs (Link: https://h20195.www2.hpe.com/v2/getpdf.aspx/a00008701enw.pdf)

and also HPE OS Support matrix for more details on supported operating systems on HPE Servers at https://techlibrary.hpe.com/us/en/enterprise/servers/supportmatrix/windows.aspx#ml 

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