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Apologies for reviving such an old thread but this is the exact issue my dell XPS is having. Unfortunately the user, Roverduck, who posted his solution wasn’t very clear about the actual steps he took to fix his SSD. If anyone can clear up exactly what he means that would be a tremendous help.
In his solution Roverduck mentions changing the bios controller from AHCI to RAID which I have done. However his next step is not very clear to me and dell support was less then helpful. Roverduck states “today I changed it back again to RAID to force what looks like a BIOS based element of the IRST to appear. I then was able to delete the metadata by erasing the disk using this utility.” What does he mean by forcing a BIOS based element of the IRST to appear? Clearly my goal is to erase the metadata by erasing the disk as Roverduck mentions but I can not figure out how to do that and nothing in the BIOS mentions anything about the IRST or deleting the metadata.
Any clear instructions on what Roverduck means would be greatly appreciated, thank you!