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Windows 7: my "storage HDD" has disappeared from computer

17 Jun 2016   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64Bit
my "storage HDD" has disappeared from computer

Hey all,

So my issue is ... I had a HDD specific for "extra storage" for games/music/pics.. etc..

it was working fine, but seems to has just disappeared...

CMD - disk part - list disk (only shows 2)
Manage - rescan disks - shows the bus where the HDD is located but (uninitialized and OFFline) but shows other 2

Disk partition from windows - only shows the 2 i have...

aside from, removing my computer cover and actually disconnecting and reconnecting..

does anyone know of another way to scan for the connected SATA HDD?



My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jun 2016   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64Bit

So i turned off the computer, unplugged and replugged the sata cable back in, and it showed up..

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2016   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

You just had a loose cable it appears. It is very easy for a cable to pop off a HD. Glad you got it straight.
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