Windows 10: External Hard Disks Have Disappeared

Discus and support External Hard Disks Have Disappeared in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; My external hard disks connected via USB were working fine over a long period of time. And those drives continue to work as expected if connected to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by KazMax, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. KazMax Win User

    External Hard Disks Have Disappeared


    My external hard disks connected via USB were working fine over a long period of time. And those drives continue to work as expected if connected to another PC.


    However a recxent update has caused all exteral drives to disappear from admin, and are no longer visable in Windows Explorer. If I select Disk Management from Computer Management the internal drives show as expected, but there are no entries for external drives.


    Plugging an external drives into a USB port doesn't cause Windows to respond.

    :)
     
    KazMax, Jun 26, 2019
    #1

  2. External Hard disk contents are not visible.

    Hi Pranoti,

    For us to narrow down your concern with your external hard disk, we would like to know the following:

    • Were there any changes made on your computer prior to the issue (e.g., updates, software installation)?
    • To make sure that we have not missed on anything, what troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • Do you hear any clicking sound when connecting your hard disk?

    In the meantime, we suggest that you update all your device driver.

    We look forward to your response.
     
    Michael Gall, Jun 26, 2019
    #2
  3. external hard disk recognition

    external hard disk is listed in device manager but I cannot access the disk etc
     
    IanMacArthur, Jun 26, 2019
    #3
  4. michael Win User

    External Hard Disks Have Disappeared

    Please suggest Best 4TB NAS External Hard Disk

    Hi Guys,

    Please suggest Best 4TB NAS External Hard Disk.

    There are only two WD or Segate

    What I want:-

    1.USB 3.0
    2.LAN port
    3.Torrent client
    4.DLNA streaming

    Please suggest if you have any experiences

    Thanks.
     
    michael, Jun 26, 2019
    #4
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