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  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    I tried to unencrypt again, but putting in the dashes and unencrypted successfully. The result was the same in WinnTsetup, unfortunately…
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Hi SIW2, I tried using Windows 11 media creation tool, but as you guessed, it could not see my SSD. So, I figured I had nothing to lose...
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  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Thanks, Gary. I just noticed my Logitech wireless keyboard doesn't have the Fn keys. nBut I do have a Dell to swap in.
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    It just occurred to me that before I reinstall Windows, I should do some health checks on the SSD. If there's really something wrong...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Here's a related question to booting up the XPS8960 via usb; it appears that the timing of when you turn on the power and when/how fast...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Bob, you said it; I got the distict impression that the tech on the help line was following a script and was not able or willing to...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    I’ve got everything backed up. As far as install, I was thinking (simplistically) to format the SSD and reload Windows 11 via Windows...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Yup. Full reinstall.
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    The data was still there! Backing it up now.... :boom:
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Success! It was the F2 key and it clearly offered the usb as an option. I have the windows screen and just need to enter my BitLocker...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    No joy. It seems to be doing the same thing. Do I have to disable secure boot option or something like that? I'm not 100% sure it's...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Just one more question (to make sure I'm doing this correctly). The USB is installed in the machine, I hit the power button, get into...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    Thanks, I'll give it a shot.
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    I'll give it a try. Something went wrong when trying to create the bootable usb with ubuntu and balena flash. It seemed to complete...
  • Mike C555 replied to the thread Questions on SSD problem.
    It says 'there are no volumes'
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