Windows 10: SSD showing up as a microsoft storage space device

Discus and support SSD showing up as a microsoft storage space device in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Hello About a week ago my laptop stopped working, because my 512gb Samsung ssd 840 Pro series hard drive failed somehow. I moved the drive to my... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Lomppu, Jul 3, 2019.

  1. Lomppu Win User

    SSD showing up as a microsoft storage space device


    Hello

    About a week ago my laptop stopped working, because my 512gb Samsung ssd 840 Pro series hard drive failed somehow. I moved the drive to my desktop pc, and found that it had had its partitions deleted somehow. I downloaded multiple applications to save some of my personal data from the drive, with the intention of formatting the drive and reinstalling windows on it.


    I formatted the drive succesfully and put it back in my laptop. I booted from my usb drive containing a windows media creation tool and installed windows on the ssd. However, my laptop refuses to boot from the ssd.


    I ran diskpart on command prompt, and it shows my ssd as a "microsoft storage space device". Also the drive's type shows up as "spaces". My working ssd on my desktop pc shows up by its own name and its type is "ATA". I think this is why the drive can't be used as a boot drive, am I right? I really don't know.


    I have run out of patience, please help me! I wan't to install windows on this drive.

    Thank you!

    :)
     
    Lomppu, Jul 3, 2019
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  2. efeman Win User

    Windows 10 Storage Space doesn't show up on new install

    I have a working Windows 10 install on a SATA SSD, with a Storage Space set up with several drives. Today, I installed Windows 10 on a new NVMe drive, and the Storage Space doesn't show up. The drives that make up the Storage Space do show
    up in UEFI, Device Manager, and Intel RST.

    If I plug the old SSD back in and boot to the old install, the Storage Space shows up.

    I've searched online and everything suggests that Windows should automatically detect the Storage Space. Looking for any guidance.

    EDIT: I have a support case open with Microsoft. Level 1 techs couldn't figure it out, so I have a Level 2 tech call set up.
     
    efeman, Jul 3, 2019
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  3. esel Win User
    Windows 10 Storage Space doesn't show up on new install

    I have a working Windows 10 install on a SATA SSD, with a Storage Space set up with several drives. Today, I installed Windows 10 on a new NVMe drive, and the Storage Space doesn't show up. The drives that make up the Storage Space do show up in UEFI, Device Manager, and Intel RST.

    If I plug the old SSD back in and boot to the old install, the Storage Space shows up.

    I've searched online and everything suggests that Windows should automatically detect the Storage Space. Looking for any guidance.

    EDIT: I have a support case open with Microsoft. Level 1 techs couldn't figure it out, so I have a Level 2 tech call set up. One weird thing I noticed is that the old install shows an extra drive (5 instead of 4) in device manager, and an extra device called "Microsoft Storage Spaces Device" under Disk Drives.
     
    esel, Jul 3, 2019
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  4. Geosammy Win User

    SSD showing up as a microsoft storage space device

    Show storage space in This PC


    I can't get This PC to show the storage space bars for my drives and I've done all that's been suggested in this thread.
    Any ideas why I might not be able to make the storage space bars show?
     
    Geosammy, Jul 3, 2019
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