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ideapad 3-15ITL6 windows installer won't detect ssd

2021-06-26, 14:51 PM

Hello,

 

I have recently bought ideapad 3-15ITL6 with FreeDos and I'm trying to install Windows 10 home. The Windows installer won't detect my 256GB SSD. I've tried to install the iRST driver while i'm in the Windows installer, but nothing change. It still can't detect my SSD. Also i tried to change the BOOT MODE setting in BIOS, but there is not such setting in the laptop BIOS. I'm asking is anything wrong with my laptop? 

 

PS: In the BIOS i can see the ssd is detected in the system info tab, but when i switch it to BOOT option tab, is not shown.

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Re:ideapad 3-15ITL6 windows installer won't detect ssd

2021-06-27, 8:09 AM

Hello,

 

Thank you for your suggestions, but i manage to fix the problem. It was that i needed to download the iRST driver from Lenovo driver support page and not directly from Intel.

After that i manage to to install the driver and immediately  the driver was shown and completed the installation.

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Re:ideapad 3-15ITL6 windows installer won't detect ssd

2021-06-27, 4:40 AM

Hi adiv3012,

 

How did you create the Windows installer ( MS media creator or via Rufus) ?

Is it partitioned in MBD or GPT ?

 

Try to plug in the installer while the laptop is off and use the Novo button (number 2 page 5 user guide) to power on.

Choose Boot Menu and pick your USB.

 

If this will not work then in the BIOS see the option under Configuration and try to disable Intel VMD controller then save and exit.

 

-Dbrix

- Apologies in advance for not getting back soon on regular days. Please proceed with any Community members that can share their ideas and experiences to help.
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Re:ideapad 3-15ITL6 windows installer won't detect ssd

2021-06-27, 8:09 AM

Hello,

 

Thank you for your suggestions, but i manage to fix the problem. It was that i needed to download the iRST driver from Lenovo driver support page and not directly from Intel.

After that i manage to to install the driver and immediately  the driver was shown and completed the installation.

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Re:ideapad 3-15ITL6 windows installer won't detect ssd

2021-06-29, 17:00 PM

Hi @adiv3012 

 

Glad to know that you've found a workaround and for sharing your findings how it went well. Surely this can help other users going on the same issue, they might consider this as a reference someday.

 

You are welcome to visit and create a thread in the Community again if you'd need help again in the future.

 

Regards.
Dex



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Re:ideapad 3-15ITL6 windows installer won't detect ssd

2021-08-27, 9:33 AM

Hi,

Your solution worked perfectly for showing the drive, but I couldn't install it. It says "windows is unable to the selected location. Error:0x80300001". Any ideas?

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