New Phison 4Tb NVME is not recognized by Windows during installation

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I have installed the new Phison 4Tb NVME drive into my laptop and the Windows installation is not recognizing the drive, with or without partitions, in both Windows 10 and 11. I have tried downloading the current drivers directly from the vendor and injecting the drivers directly into both Windows 10's ISO and Windows 11's ISO using their ADKs and have also tried side loading the drivers while installing both Windows 10 and 11. Doing any of these things the drive selection window remains completely blank and nothing I do can bring up any selection. To make sure the drivers worked, I tried installing the Phison drivers from within Windows 10 after completing an installation of the HP recovery USB and they install and work just fine. I tried installing the drivers after installing a clean installation of Windows 11 which was initiated from within Windows 10 and they also loaded and ran just fine. Phison said that what I have tried is all they could suggest and instructed me to contact you about this problem. I have tried using the clean USB of both Windows 11 and Windows 10 creating them from an ISOs downloaded directly from MS and neither version will recognize this drive.

 

I suspect this may be an issue of detecting the correct driver for the drive controller on the motherboard from within the installation setup rather than an issue of the drivers for the drive, because 1) every Linux (Ubuntu flavor) distribution I have tried recognizes the laptop's configuration and installs the proper drivers to recognize the Phison drive during installation without any problems whatsoever, 2) the recovery setup from HP detects the drive, which has the correct controller drivers for the system.

 

The computer that I am using is a brand new build of the HP 15t-dy200 (August 2021) with the drive upgraded to the aforementioned and the memory was upgraded to 32Gb.

 

What I am trying to do is a clean installation of Windows 11 and a secondary installation of Linux Mint, but without using the HP recovery USB beforehand. But the only way I can accomplish this is by using the recovery USB first, which completely erases the entire drive, which I do not want to do. When the recovery process completes, I can then initiate a clean install of Windows 11, but again, only by initiating it from within Windows itself, never through the USB. After I do it this way, then I can create the needed partitions in order to install Linux Mint. It is only in this order that I can do the installations and its a bit of a hassle. I would rather be able to just do a clean install of Windows directly from the USB without having to use the recovery USB first and erasing the entire drive.

 

I am including the information about the machine from HWiNFO.

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