07-06-2016 12:20 AM
I recently bought a HP chromebox to use it for a kiosk application. However, to completely install the kiosk application in the way I need to, I need to get into developer mode. According to instructions I have to
To invoke developer/recovery mode, you insert a paper clip and press the RESET BUTTON (just beside the kensington lock) and press the Power button. Release the RESET BUTTON after a second.
To enter Dev-mode you first invoke Recovery, and at the Recovery screen press Ctrl-D (there's no prompt - you have to know to do it). It will ask you to confirm by pressing the reset BUTTON again.
Dev-mode works the same as always: It will show the scary boot screen and you need to press Ctrl-D or wait 30 seconds to continue booting.
however, when I do that the box does not send any video signal to my HDMI display so I am completely in the dark as to what happens, if anything. I tried this with a wired USB keyboard and with a wireless USB keyboard, same result: nothing seems to happen.
Who has any idea to get into developer mode on thisHP chromebox ?(Not a chromebook)
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07-06-2016 01:21 AM
Steps performed by you to enter into Dev Mode seems to be correct.
As you mentioned that you have connected Display through HDMI and there is no Display.
Hence , you may try to connect to Display Port (DP) and check whether it gives any display.
I hope that answers your question. 🙂
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07-06-2016 01:25 AM
had you considered using the Displayport output to see if it provides video output in Developer Mode?
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