Disk Management

Forum discussion tagged with Disk Management.
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    hardrive not found in diskmanagement

    hey i had a problem with my hardrive were an error was showing up. i got it sent back to the place i bought it from and the message stopped showing up, but the hardrive didnt show still. i figiured that the hardrive had died so i bought a new one and it has the same problem. it doesnt show up...
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    Solved! Automatically assign letter to any external hard drive I plug in

    I recently bought an SSD, which I put in my computer instead of the old HDD. But now I'm having a problem, when I plug in an external hard drive, I do not see it in My Computer, but when I open Disk Management, I find it there but without a "Letter", like, c, d, e and so on. So I right-click on...
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    RAID 0 Problem

    Hello, i have recently joined my 2 hard drives into a RAID 0 Drive which resulted in a malfunction for me , in Disk management i can only see one Disk, the other is not detected, however, if i went to the BIOS screen i can see them both .my question is how i would remove this RAID 0 and go...
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    100% disk usage/do I have an SSD?!

    Ok so, I bought my new MSI GV72 7RE gaming notebook on Thursday and I’m at the end of my tether! So I’ve had the problem of 100% disk usage since I got it and I have tried literally EVERY suggestion I’ve found, including a clean install. Nothing has worked. I’m unsure as to whether I have an ssd...
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    Bios recognizes the drive, but not windows

    Dell 15 7577 Drive (that i am having issues with): Crucial MX200 1TB SATA 2.5 Inch Internal Solid State Drive - CT1000MX200SSD1 Typically if the Bios recognizes the hard drive it apparently will or should show up under disk management. It does not show up at all under disk management. You...
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    SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 Not working

    Hi This is what I am seeing when I insert USB into system with Windows 10 Pro. It's there but I can't open it. I have seen and tried some solutions on web but nothing works. Tried updating drivers, changing ports, renaming disk, plugging it in mac (appeared for a few times now not being shown...
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    problem with hard disk

    Hello, i bought a new laptop with 128 gb ssd and 1 tb hdd, it have endless os on its navite, the os placed on 1 tb hdd, then i install windows on ssd, after that, i get problem, on windows disk management, 1 tb hard disk read as 931 gb instead of 980 gb that appears on endless os, how can i get...
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    Laptop HDD Error Question

    Greetings, everyone. I recently purchased a Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-51-50PN (here's the URL: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834316155) over the holidays and last week I just started getting into when I realized the HDD arrived with errors. Windows is not recognizing...
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    NVME SSD drive showing 4 times in disk management

    Hi, I just added a Toshiba NVME M.2 512 gb drive, I've made a clean windows 10 install on it but my laptop sees it 4 times in disk management and in diskpart. I've got disk 0-1-2-3... 4 times the same disk. 3 of them have 0 bytes capacity. The laptop works fine but my boot up time is...
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    My PC Gone Crazy

    i don't know if its the right section for my topic but i guess this is the closest one. a While ago I Was just fine until it comes a day when everything Collapse. i was Running Win 7 x64 the day all of these started ... so what happened was a bunch of Errors such as: 1- Missing .exe for these...
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    I deleted partions D: & E: then extended my C: partition. Not disk wont boot.

    It's a 480GB SSD by Mushkin (yeah, I know, POS) I used the Disk Management utility. I extended to the right? C: drive was to the right. BIOS recognizes the drive. Disk Management picks up the drive when plugged in to and external connection after 5 minutes of being plugged in. Says Not...
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    Crashed hard disk shows up in devices but not in Disk Management

    I'm trying to recover what personal files I can from a 2 TB Seagate internal hard disk. The free recovery programs won't work when I have the disk plugged in to a USB drive. Windows Explorer shows it as an I drive, but it won't read it. I'm using a SABRENT USB 3.0 TO SATA/IDE HARD DRIVE...
  13. fennie999

    device manager didnt show up external hard disk

    i have a external hard disk which is not detect on my pc. i have try on lapptop and any other pc, also canot detect. Then i check Disk Management & Device Manager, also cannot detect my hard disk. Wonder got any solutions which can help me? (the data inside external hard disk is important for...
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    drive letter allocation

    if I allocate Letters X or Y to a USB Flash drive it shows in disk management but not in devices and drives all other letters ok
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    Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 HDD Partitions

    Screenshot of Disk Management How can I fix this issue? The drive that my computer uses for everything is the C:\ drive, but for some reason it doesn't have the most space. The E drive has all the space and nothing happens on it. How can I put all that space onto the C drive or what...
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    USB ports only work if I plug in last used device into one of them

    Laptop running vista, it has two USB ports on it. Recently both USB ports stopped working and had no power to them either, I couldn't see them in computer or in disk management, I tried updating all drivers and also tried removing all USB from registry and rebooting system but still no change...
  17. LegendaryLeader

    ROG Asus Laptop Freezing After Startup

    Hello! As I've stated in the title of this post, my Asus Laptop has been constantly freezing. I attempted to get into my laptop over 30 times by now and still keeps freezing. First, here are the specs to my laptop: Asus GL551 15-inch Gaming Laptiop Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHz Processor 16 GB...
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    Storage shredding vs filling up the device on Win 7 and later

    As the title says, I am curious about the difference between shredding and maxing out the space of HD, flash drive, and other storage devices using Windows 7 and above. When I shred files, of course the files are hopefully unrecoverable or at least mostly. I hear that this is because the...
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    Lenovo Z51/70 2nd HDD not recognized

    Hi, I upgraded 1TB HDD to SSD and it works fine. The problem is after I install the origianl HDD to 2nd HDD caddy, windows 10 does not reconize it. When I tried to connect via SATA USB cable, it worked fine (was able to assign a driver letter to the HDD). So here's my situation. SSD: All...
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    HDD and SSD Mixup... I really screwed up and need some help!!!

    I have a Lenovo y700 laptop that came with 1TB of HDD and like 20-30 Gigs of fast-boot SSD for the OS so it could boot fast... not a cache, a whole different drive... and I kinda screwed stuff up. I deleted all partitions trying to add to the fast-boot SSD drive for some reason... and now it...
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    Windows Disk Management Drive Letter "issues" for thumb drives

    Help with either problem will be greatly appreciated. 1. Is there a way to allow a standard (non-admin) account access drive management. Specifically with changing drive letters. 2. Is there any way to force Microsoft to assign the next available drive letter to a USB drive. Here is the...
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    Yogapad 2 not assigning drive letter to l 2tb harddrive (disk management shows it recognizes the drive)

    Hello I have the yogapad 2 and it wont let me assign a drive letter to my 2tb external hard drive. When i plug it into usb 3.0 or 2.0 ports ot says the system will install the required drivers but it doesnt and the drive never shows in explorer the computer does recognize the hd but for some...
  23. NCDad

    CBL Data Shredder Disk Wipe Tool

    I am using CBL Data Shredder disk wipe tool to erase an HDD. The tool has been running for over 48HRs. There are three different clocks at the bottom of the screen. I have no idea what those clocks are telling me. At least one of the clocks is counting downwards. There is an accumulating %...
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    Brand new Win 8 MSI GS70 doesn't recognise 1Tb HDD in Bios nor Disk Management

    Hi learned friends. Yesterday I bought a brand new MSI GS70 Stealth from Overclockers.co.uk. It is a UK version with 8Gb RAM, 128Gb SSD and a 1Tb HDD. The problem is the Bios only recognises the 128Gb, both channels 2 & 3 appear to be empty. In Win 8, Disk Management only recognises the 128Gb...
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    Lenovo y510p SSD problem not showing up in disk management

    I just bought the laptop yesterday and I wanted to confirm that my SSD drive is there but its not showing up in disk management It supposedly comes with a 8gb SSD drive used as cache memory I wanted to even know what it does, whether storage or cache or if that is customized here's a...
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    My sd card is write protected and it is not locked

    my sd card is write protected and it is not locked i've formating in though disk management but it does format fliping the lock up and down taping the lock noting workes
  27. mac29

    solved Shrink C: in Windows 7

    Need to shrink a Windows 7 C: (one 300GB drive, no other partitions) down to a size I can clone to another drive. Have been using Clonezilla and Gparted so please hold off on any other suggestions. The consensus seems to be that yes, 7's Disk Management can shrink an active, basic drive's size...
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    No initialze option in Disk management!

    Archived from groups: comp.sys.laptops (More info?) I bought a laptop Hard drive and enclosure for a backup. Instructions say it needs to be "initialize" through disk management. The disk shows up and I can right click on it, but initialize is not one of the options. The only things that...