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Asus Zenith Extreme Alpha - Installing Win10 on M.2

I have a new M.2 ssd and a Asus Zenith Extreme Alpha motherboard. In bios i turned off SCM and Secure boot OS type as 'Other OS' also removed the boot keys.

Heres where I run into problems..

When I select the single M.2 drive that shows up (all other drives unplugged) then i can input the windows key and the process begins. It'll copy over all the files etc. But that first initial restart after that, it'll restart and boot up but then immediately crash with a BSOD code; bugcode_ndis_driver. it'll then restart but nothing will load just another error prompt of; "computer restarted unexpectedly etc. restart the installation"

i'm not really sure what I can do at this point, I've tried windows creation tool and the alternative tools from rufus to see if there was a problem with the ISO on the thumb drive. Do I need to update the bios?

the only other detail I can add is that on bios I did use the overclock tuner but that should cause any issues right?
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There is a known bug, it's even included with the doc for the motherboard.

You have to disable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth before booting into windows for the first time.

After you install all your drivers, re-enable it and you should be fine.

I actually ran into this error too and I didn't see the doc until after I found some help online.
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