windows 10 installer: A media driver your computer needs is missing.

Nate 96 Reputation points
2021-02-09T00:21:51.333+00:00

installer iso: Win10_20H2_v2_English_x64.iso
hardware: P1 (Type 20MD, 20ME) Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20MD
Hard drive: Samsung m2 set in AHCI mode or Intel RST
Install source: USB disk

I get past the install dialog and get this:
65591-win1.jpg

I then proceed to install the driver for the SSD from the mounted SSD (labelled taco):
65488-win2.jpg

I then load the driver from the SSD for the SSD and it still fails:
65539-win3.jpg

I had tried swapping around the USB sticks to different ports (the're are only 2). I have even placed the contents of the windows iso into a USB stick as vfat since the installer asks to format the USB stick where the installer is located.

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  1. S.Sengupta 16,006 Reputation points MVP
    2021-02-09T04:35:12.963+00:00

    Have you tried any other USB Drive or an External Drive?

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  2. Jenny Feng 14,081 Reputation points
    2021-02-09T08:26:59.173+00:00

    @Nate
    Hi,
    You could try the following methods:
    If you are installing with USB drive, when it asks for driver, click Cancel. Once you are at the welcome screen, insert the USB drive to a different USB port. Then click Install Now to install.
    Hope above information can help you.

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