Today, I received a brand new Dell Precision 5530 running boot firmware 1.8.1 to be handed out to a colleague. The first attempt at booting off an USB memory stick didn’t look promising as I never saw an entry for the stick in the F12 boot menu.

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Be sure to change SATA Operation from RAID to AHCI in the BIOS Settings before running Symantec Ghost from a memory stick. The former setting will effectively hide your NVMe drive. Better safe than sorry, reinstate the RAID selection afterwards. Ref.: https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln301036/windows-10-install-with-nvme-ssd-and-sata-drives?lang=en

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