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Windows 7: SSD Hard drive temporarily disappeared in Windows 7

2 Weeks Ago   #1
jamesldavis

Windows 7 Home 64 bit
 
 
SSD Hard drive temporarily disappeared in Windows 7

During a Windows session my backup SSD Hard drive temporarily disappeared (not visible in explorer nor accessible) but reappeared after shutting down computer and restarting. Checkdisk shows no problems. Drive is 3 years old. This never happened before. Does it suggest the drive is about to fail or just something that is OK to live with.


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6 Days Ago   #2
johnhoh

Win7 pro x64
 
 

assuming its on a sata cable then yes, this symptom can mean its failing. If for some reason its usb, it can be a bad connection caused by a usb cable or a bad usb port
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