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Windows 7: Hard drive disappear after random amount of time

17 May 2017   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Hard drive disappear after random amount of time

The problem: My hard drive disappear after I switch on my computer for some times. They reappear after I restart most of the time.

Some info: After using the CrystalDiscInfo software, this hard drive are in caution status.

I would like to know if the problem is due to bad health of my hard drive.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 May 2017   #2

Windows 7 HP 64

Welcome to the forum.
Please edit your profile with ALL hardware specs.
The drive that disappears is the boot drive or internal drive or a external USB drive?

For now, schedule a disk check. On Explorer, right click on the C: - Properties - tools tab - Error check - Check now - Auto fix - schedule for next start.
Pay attention on the results.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 May 2017   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Is it failing? Very likely. Check the Event Viewer (under administrative tools) for errors. That will probably tell you what the problem is.

Have you backed up all your Data on the Drive?
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