–This is a clean install. Harddrive formatted, partitions changed during the process. All files deleted.
–Rechecked registry. Now currentcontrolset has the keys that weren’t there yesterday. So, under disk>enum its identical to controlset001.
–Tried to install EC again. Got the same error - drive not found.
–Sandisk is sloppy and unprofessional. I’m not comfortable sharing reg data.