Windows 10: Missing HDD Issue

Discus and support Missing HDD Issue in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have a computer with 2 hard drives, one for system files and programs and another for personal data/storage. The personal HDD only shows up in Device... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by JoshBrown713, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Missing HDD Issue


    I have a computer with 2 hard drives, one for system files and programs and another for personal data/storage. The personal HDD only shows up in Device Manager. It does not show up using wmic or diskpart in Command Prompt. I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling the drive. In Device Manager, when I right click and go to the drive's properties, I don't see any volumes BUT if I press Populate, I see my data volume. So I know my information is still there, there is just no way to access the volume from File Explorer or even Command Prompt. One thing that I do see in the Volumes tab is that the partition style is Master Boot Record? Not sure if that's important. Any help would be amazing - I don't really want to lose all my data.

    :)
     
    JoshBrown713, Feb 5, 2019
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  2. Kem Mon Win User

    unlock hdd

    Hi Johan,

    It is possible that your
    HDD was unreadable
    causing the error message to appear. We recommend that you perform these troubleshooting steps and check if there are any changes:


    • Shutdown
      your
      PC.

    • Unhooked
      the
      HDD
      and
      turn on
      your
      PC.

    • Reconnect
      your
      HDD
      and
      restart
      your
      PC.

    If the issue persists, we suggest that you contact your
    laptop/computer's manufacturer
    for further assistance.

    Update us on how it goes.

    Regards.
     
    Kem Mon, Feb 5, 2019
    #2
  3. Ryan Pag Win User
    Files recently transferred are missing from HDD

    Hello,

    To help you resolve the issue about missing files from your HDD, please follow the steps below.

    • Press Windows Logo + E to open File Explorer.
    • Click View on the top-left aligned to File button.
    • Search and check Hidden items.
    • Access the Hard Disk to check if files are shown.
    Get back to us for the result.
     
    Ryan Pag, Feb 5, 2019
    #3
  4. Johankaan Win User

    Missing HDD Issue

    unlock hdd

     
    Johankaan, Feb 5, 2019
    #4
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