how to add ssd driver to Windows 11 clean installation

David Goldstein 20 Reputation points
2023-08-24T19:59:13.0166667+00:00

The SSD on my Dell Latitude 3540 does not appear in the list of drives when doing a clean install of windows 11 Pro.

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  1. Docs 15,141 Reputation points
    2023-08-26T03:32:10.7666667+00:00

    This ASUS video may be useful to clean install Windows on the Dell computer when the drive does not appear:

    https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1044458/

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  1. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2023-08-24T20:21:37.68+00:00

    The basic steps are to click Load Driver at this step and supply the manufacturer controller driver to continue

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    afraid it doesn't look supported for windows 11 but all the Dell drivers can be downloaded here.

    https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-us/product-support/product/latitude-3540-laptop/drivers

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  2. speedydaniel 1 Reputation point
    2024-01-18T21:37:39.2033333+00:00

    Had the same problem on my ASUS TUF F15 FX507ZU4-LP054 with M.2 SSD PCI Express 4.0 Solution for me was to deactivate VMD in BIOS. After that hard disk was recognized and Win 11 installation worked without any problems. Alternative solution (not used by me):
    https://www.asus.com/ch-de/support/FAQ/1044458/

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