ET51 ET56 Windows - Enable and Launch Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) Boot

Article ID: 91172052

Issue / Question

How to enable support for Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) - network boot?

Applicable To

ET51 Windows 10
ET56 Windows 10

Resolution / Answer

1. Connect to Charge and Communication Dock (P/N CRD-ET5X-1SCOM1)
2. Attach USB keyboard and Ethernet cable
3. Boot to BIOS menu (shutdown, power on, when Zebra logo is seen, press ESC button from keyboard)
4. Select 'Setup Utility'
5. Select Boot
6. Select 'Network Stack' - Select Enabled
7. Select 'PXE Boot capability' - Select 'UEFI: IPv4' or 'UEFI:IPv6' or 'UEFI:IPv4/IPv6'
8. Select F10 to 'Save and Exit'
9. Tap Yes to 'Exit Saving Changes' prompt

The device will reboot

10. When Zebra logo is seen, press ESC button from keyboard
11. Select 'Administer Secure Boot'
12. Select 'Enforce Secure Boot' - Select Disabled
13. Select F10 to 'Save and Exit'
14. Tap Yes to 'Exit Saving Changes' prompt

The device will reboot

15. When Zebra logo is seen, press ESC button from keyboard
16. Select 'Boot Manager'
17. The 'EFI Network 0' for IPv4 or IPv6 option should be visible in Boot Manager
18. Select this to start PXE network boot

+ Applicable Products

  • ET51
  • ET51-A
  • ET56
  • ET56-A