SOLVED: Cannot PXE Boot From Dell Dock

After much effort, Jesse from Dell tech support has confirmed the that the Dell D3100, D1000, D6000, and DA100 docks are NOT supported for PXE booting. I have PXE booted from a Dell WD15 (shown below) with a Type-C connector on a Dell Latitude 7400 2 in 1 so I know that works. Note that getting PXE booting to work on the newer Dell laptops like the 7400 require some changes in the BIOS that do…

SOLVED: Cannot Daisy Chain Dell U2414 or U2415 Monitors with Surface Pro 3 on DisplayPort

There is a lot of misinformation surrounding this use of DisplayPort to Daisy Chain monitors.  In addition to needing the LCD’s set to DisplayPort 1.2 the hardware has to be compatible and in the case of a Microsoft Surface, there are several that are not. After working with Dell and Microsoft for many months on this and being told everything from wait for a firmware update to Microsoft is making special dongles that will only…