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The USB docking station/adapter has also saved me a time or two in the past in retrieving files from a drive that no longer boots. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones After this, slice fired up as normal, and sees the drive and the media on it as if nothing had happened. This is because it uses some functions of the RAID support for things like the SSD caching functionality. http://sherik.net/hard-drive/hard-disk-constantly-running-writing-and-disk-space-disappearing.php

Only a reboot does.When it comes back, there are no errors, there is nothing in the event log, etc. I have already once formatted the drive and started from scratch and it fixed it for a while but now this is starting to happen again. nope i have it running in IDE mode, since ACHI doesnt find my IDE drive lol, and no stop messages Jun 3, 2011 #5 Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,889 As Hope you guys can figure out a solution. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/199495-secondary-hard-drive-disappears.html

Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. It will also report on finding any bad sectors on the hard drive, these will be blocked from further use and the data on them moved. 4.When the Check Disk is You may also...

I made sure the cables are fixed properly, changed the SATA data cable, also switched it from SATA port 2 on motherboard to SATA port 3, but only this HDD plays Read the results of each phase as it finishes. Its especially common in 'cheap' psu's that dont do discrete rails for each header, simplistically one run thats split off the cable for the mobo & all connectors. Hard Drive Disappears Randomly I haad never heard of aUSB docking station or USB transfer cable so I'm going to have to look at thes4e in Google to see what I can find out.

Jun 3, 2011 #2 Sev TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 80 it disappears from bios aswell, i just used WD's Lifeguard and reset all to zeros and going to run a Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Cat My System Specs, as reported by Speccy, ASUS Z97-PRO Gamer PC.EVGA GTX 1070 FTW + ACX 3.0 8GB GDDR5 GPU installed!Build Complete! ATP Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Gatos, CA Registered: Oct 20, 2000Posts: 8042 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:07 pm brodie wrote:FWIW, I also have a Gigabyte board (Gigabyte

Is this something I should worry about, if there are never any errors being thrown?System Specs:Windows 7 Ultimate x64Gigabyte GA-MA78LM-S2HAthlon X2 5400+ (2.8 GHz, dual core)2 x 2 GB Samsung DDR2-800450 Hard Drive Disappeared Mac First see this thread: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic150892.html Then, check out this hot fix from M$: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977178 If this is a system drive, the machine crashes. ATP Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Gatos, CA Registered: Oct 20, 2000Posts: 8042 Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:09 pm I've actually got the same kind of issue just BrimStone 2015-10-24 20:03:27 UTC #11 Ok, I have the Slice back up again.

Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot

Maybe your controller just doesn't like it. I could believe once, but twice is getting into pretty low orders of probability... Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 extrobe 2015-08-02 20:04:48 UTC #3 All seems to be ok now..Hard resetting didn't do anything - plugging it into my PC allowed me to see the drive file - but slice Hard Drive Disappears From Bios I self-formatted the drive - exFAT I think, but been fine till now ninyule 2015-08-02 18:32:31 UTC #2 You've done a hard reboot?

test drives (what I was suggesting if it came to it), if another OS on a different computer is too infected to run, it can be scanned using another computer, many useful reference Oct 4, 2008 #1 CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653 +6 Probably failing since it cold runs OK. Cue trying to watch films, it will work for around an hour and then a message along the lines "successfully unmounted drive" appears at the bottom and the Mounted HD is brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:33 am Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing Windows 7

Is it possible my disk is failing? Looks like I have this motherboard:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813128412A Gigabyte board. I remember firmware issues on some Seagate models that had intermittent problems with disappearing. http://sherik.net/hard-drive/hard-drive-space-disappearing.php continuum Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: California Registered: Jul 1, 1999Posts: 79717 Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:19 pm So it's staying with the port?

SSDs fail. Hard Drive Disappeared From Disk Management malch Ars Centurion Tribus: Langley B.C. If that drive is new, I'd exchange it, if not sounds like belly up time.

That other problem I had with the time settings has not happened again even with powering of several times.

  1. If you have spare ports, well, they're about equally easy to try tho.
  2. Port is probably bad then...
  3. No background disk usage occurs on it either.
  4. Also, Quicken is in general garbage on the coding level.
  5. You should find a picture at places like Best Buy or a local store.
  6. I cannot explain how it finally re-appeared but THANKFULLY it did.
  7. Is your power supply powerful enough as that could cause a problem.
  8. I figured it was just the USB power settings.

Would not boot. 6-8 hours on phone with endless retries, finally consultant says change HD Bios from AHCI(or similar) to RAID. I had originally thought these were some sort of utility (and a utility is included) but these are essentially the eSATA drivers I needed.  Once installed, checking device manager now showed an Then reboot the computer into normal mode. Hard Drive Disappears After A Few Minutes Since you'd be completely bypassing the SATA controller integrated on the motherboard by using your SATA-to-USB bridge, that would be a good way to see if that helps.If you have additional

well if something doesn't work well it always means that it has to be replaced but even so; exactly when does Paging Error & Controller Error occur? It's just gone. It was likely related to the power supply, but not in the way I would have anticipated.My case fan has been dying recently; it has been rattling around a bit intermittently get redirected here So now I have a fancy streaming box with a wonky remote and random lights.

Have you checked the drive using the manufacturer's software? I've run all kinds of checks on the disk, from within Windows, and without. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Go back as far as needed to a time when you remember the D: drive was present.

Andrewcw "________" Ars Legatus Legionis Registered: Jun 6, 2000Posts: 12957 Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:35 pm Have you tried a different brand drive. And if it happens with a different brand you can say. is the message. brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:46 pm No, sorry; the problem is staying with the

Gordon Gordon 2015-10-30 15:05:25 UTC #16 I would suggest (because I just saw this problem and made it go away) Plug it into a Windows computer, open the disk and make Register now!