The motherboard is configured to use SATA drives in native SATA/AHCI mode.The problem is that, every now and again (once a week or so, but not on any kind of regular It disappeared when I was unzipping an archive, and it vanished in the middle of the process. 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. Very weird. his comment is here
Brad Warbiany "Backup, backup, backup." Completely agree. It appears to have done the trick and I have my D drive back. BIOS sees it fine allt he time. HOWEVER, as noted above by the_Monk, the main factor is really not wattage. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/199495-secondary-hard-drive-disappears.html
In fact, given I've been so right pretty much my whole like, I can't remember the last time I was wrong... Should I look at picking up a SATA card or a new MB or something? Reply #6 Seleuceia Join Date 01/2008 +239 January 28, 2014 10:13:42 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Two things I know have caused this issue for some folks: Somewhere This is because it uses some functions of the RAID support for things like the SSD caching functionality.
If Win7 wake-up fires everything up at once that would put more demand on the power supply and might explain why the problem suddenly appeared. Go to Control Panel Administrative tools. Back in the day, I had 9 Medialist Pro 4.5GB SCSI drives replaced in a row by Seagate - every replacement was dead or died within hours. Hard Drive Disappears After A Few Minutes The SSD is much less, but let's call it 10 watts.
Here is the parted output for my drive in the slice. Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot I am seeing errors galore in event viewer. I'll hopefully be getting a nice 600W drive or something soon. 36 posts Ars Technica > Forums > Hardware & Tweaking > Other Hardware Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully updated karma reason!
Went back to my pc again, but this time moved some data on and some off the drive to ensure I could actually access the data, which went fine. Hard Drive Disappeared From Disk Management And ya, I do agree with you regarding quality and wattage - I think we may be a minority. 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. SATA is hot-swappable, isn't it?
I've run Windows tools, DOS tools, manufacturer tools (it's a Seagate, so SeaTools), and nothing ever turns up even a hint of a problem with the disk. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=1177129 I combined your advice with that of Jefro and managed to get the hard disk back using both your suggestions... Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 ninyule 2015-08-02 21:15:30 UTC #4 There have been other reports of drives unmounting, see here: forums.fiveninjas.com Hard drive unmounting So I've installed my hard disk, transferred around 400/500GB of data. Hard Drive Disappears Randomly We're looking up the edits for this post...
It would also be wise to get something more powerful than you actually need... this content Get back into BIOS ...and set it to 'default' and reboot. We're looking up the edits for this post... Also, given today's hardware, a 500w PSU is borderline average to totally inadequate, so given its age, and the danger of it taking out your other hardware if/when it dies, it Hard Drive Disappears From Bios
It would also be wise to get something more powerful than you actually need... glenn.griffin3 Windows is getting worse, these days. I bought a replacement for it, but hadn't gotten around to opening up my case to put it in. weblink At least I know my drive is still good.
That, and I'm not getting any errors that I can see.It's almost like when you eject a USB drive... Hard Drive Disappeared Mac Cheers.. No amount of refreshing/ rechecking hardware brings it back.
Reply #18 DaveRI Join Date 09/2003 +222 January 29, 2014 3:58:18 PM from WinCustomize Forums A couple more thoughts I'll throw out for what they're worth: I suppose it's possible your Also, this computer has been running for a long time under windows XP. At long last, when Vista came out it included enforcement of the guidelines for using the Registry. Second Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 How is yours?
The hard drive just vanishes while I am using the computer. its the "Seagate Barracuda 7200 3 TB 7200RPM ST3000DM001" This happened after only after 1 month of use. Its just now I'm not sure if its the new OS or the new HD thats the problem. http://flashcodehacks.com/hard-drive/install-new-hard-drive-windows-10.html We're looking up the edits for this post...
brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44020 Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:51 am /me cast spell of resurrectionSo yeah... Is it possible my disk is failing?