I am running HX Edit 3.11.  So I changed my SSD to a larger drive and started experiencing this issue...it didn't happen with the old SSD with my 128GB SD card in.  I did a clean install of 3.11 with the same result...HX Edit wouldn't start.  I was able to simply remove my SD card and HX Edit would start and I could then reinsert the SD card.  I did find that when I ran the get serialnumber command without the SD card there would be no line under the "SerialNumber", but when I ran it with the SD