MX Linux live USB installer not recognizing internal drive


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I am a first time linux user and I am trying to install MX Linux on my laptop's SSD. I first wiped the SSD and then made two partitions; one for installing the operating system on and one for the Swap thingy. The OS partition was formatted as ext4 and has around 230gb and the swap partition has 20gb allocated to it. The entire drive is in MBR mode. I also disabled secure boot and fast boot in the UEFI as well. My laptop only has UEFI and no Legacy BIOS.

I can load MX from the bootable USB drive just fine, but when I go to install it for real, it can't detect my internal SSD or any partitions on it at all. The only drive that it recognizes is the USB drive I am currently using to try and install the damn thing.

I have no idea what to do and have searched for similar problems other people had but had no luck finding a solution. Please help.

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