Notebook Setup

DELL XPS-15 9570 First Use Setup

This guide/document is specific for DELL XPS-15 9570 notebook.

  1. Power on the notebook using the power button. Wait until DELL logo appears. After logo appeared, press and hold power button to power off the notebook.

  2. Power on the notebook using power button and press F12 repeatedly to go into the boot menu.

  3. Select UEFI: TOSHIBA TransMemory 1.00, Partition 1.

  4. Use command,

    diskpart
    

    and press enter to start Microsoft DiskPart.

  5. You can see connected disks by using command

    list disk
    

    Choose the main disk. In this guide It would be disk 0, so use command

    sel disk 0
    

    and press enter to select the disk.

  6. You can see volumes of the selected disk by using command

    list vol
    

    Choose the OS volume. In this guide It would be volume 0, so use command

    sel vol 0
    

    and press enter to select the volume.

  7. Format the disk by using the command.

    format fs=ntfs quick OVERRIDE label=OS
    
  8. Leave DiskPart by using the command.

    exit
    
  9. Cloning image to a local drive has two methods as mentioned below.

    a) Apply the cloned image from disk D (where the clone image exists) to disk C (or where you will install the OS to) by using the command.

    dism /apply-image /imagefile:E:\BISS.wim /index:1 /applydir:C:\
    

    b) Apply the cloned image from a network location to disk C(or where you will install OS to) by using the commands listed below.

    1. Use this command to connect to remote server.
    net use Z: \\the_ip_where_the_wim_server_exist_on\BISS /user:BISS password
    
    1. Use this command to clone the image to desired location.
    dism /apply-image /iamgefile:Z:\Images\biss.wim /index:1 /applydir:C:\
    
  10. After process complete, restart the computer with installed software by using the command,

    exit
    

    and wait until mouse pointer to disappear. Then unplug the USB flash drives.

  11. Your computer needs some driver installations. You can install them from Windows Update. While updating, you will need to restart the Windows at some points to continue installing other updates. For an healthy system setup, installing all provided updates is preferred.

Changing Computer Name

  1. Go to “Control Panel\System and Security\System”
  2. Under the heading “Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings” click “Change settings” on the right. The System Properties window will open with the “Computer Name” tab selected.
  3. Here click the “Change” button next to “To rename this computer or change its domain or workgroup”.
  4. Then fill the “Computer Name” with your name and surname like “NAME-SURNAME”.
  5. Press “OK”.
  6. You have to restart this PC to apply this changes.