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Re-installing Windows 10 not finding hard drive

jsarinana used Ask the Experts™
Re-installing Windows 10 not finding hard drive
I have a Dell Precision 3420 with a Toshiba M.2 NVMe SSD running Windows 10, BIOS set to VEFI
I'm trying to reinstall Windows from a USB stick, It gets to the point where it needs the hard drive and I'm getting hard drive not found
please advice
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Top Expert 2009
Does your BIOS see it? If yes then try with AHCI mode of the drive in BIOS.
Top Expert 2013

i believe that model does not come with an NVMe drive - right ?
so when you added it, it may need a driver
you can supply that during the install  - look here :  https://ssd.toshiba-memory.com/en-amer/ssd/rd400-ssd
jsarinanaI.T. Manager


Dell support is replacing the drive