If you remove your pictures from your computer to a removable drive they are NOT backed up, they are on the removable only. I'll mark this as resolved for now (or self-resolved??!!) extrobe 2015-08-02 21:58:36 UTC #5 ninyule: I'll mark this as resolved for now (or self-resolved??!!) yeah - if nothing else it can but the computer could be sitting for about 20-30 mins and ill go to my computer and notice it restarted and the WD is no longer visible and its running off Report cg401- Jun 7, 2014 at 09:35 PM thanks for taking the time to post this, it helped me too Report rc- Jul 2, 2014 at 01:41 AM super thnks dude.... http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-disappearing.html

It would be recognized again if I rebooted. So backing up important data to external hard drive becomes a wise choice. Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Xhi Posts: 6298 This post has been reported. I got it man thanks again Helpful +2 Report jagadeesan Jun 10, 2014 at 01:22 PM Thanks Helpful +2 Report dandyvasanth Aug 13, 2014 at 10:42 PM Thank you.

External Hard Drive Disappears And Reappears

Thank you all again. I am starting to think the problem is with the computer because I am noticing little things wrong with a couple of other things like the scanner scans but it won't Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent

All of a sudden my external hard drive just disappeared. Maybe it's just needing a tune up or something. I don't want to call Dell because they will want an arm and a leg. External Hard Drive Appears Then Disappears It just vanished while the system was up and running.

I've also experienced the long bootup but I can't remember what fixed it. Hard Drive Disappears Windows 10 I'm just going to use little flash drives unless any of you have a better idea. I was really hoping it was an RC bug, and that the final would fix it. http://forums.fiveninjas.com/t/hdd-suddenly-disappeared-un-mounted-resolved/751 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.

How exactly did they disappear? Hard Drive Disappears After Sleep Soon, the data we choose will be recovered to the appointed location. Going from IDE->AHCI is only possible if you jump through some hoops. Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

Hard Drive Disappears Windows 10

I have two other 320GB drives and a DVD drive that this does not happen to.Just googled it to try to find an answer, and came to your postThis was also More resources See also resume from standby problem after moving to a new hard drive solved Can I use the same windows 7 CD key on the same hard drive after External Hard Drive Disappears And Reappears seananderson256Nov 17, 2009, 11:10 AM I'm having the exact same problem as you guys: one of my media drives disappears after resuming from standby. Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot After that, modify the value data as "1".

BrimStone 2015-10-24 20:03:27 UTC #11 Ok, I have the Slice back up again. More about the author FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. By the way I've tried showing hidden folders and everything in folder options." – by Sarooo from Tomshardware Faced with such confusion, most users behave like ants on hot bricks, while That didn't change the problem at all.  It only happens about 10 times a day to me. Secondary Hard Drive Disappears

I put my HTPC to sleep last night.This morning I brought it out of S3 and my media drive was still there. Are they all FAT16? ------------------ Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech: LarryCore begs for money LarryCore, Jan 9, 2001 #5 punkrawk2001 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 20, Run "cmd". 2. check my blog I do have the 5 year warranty and i have only had the drive for a week so if they think its the drive as well hopefully it wont be a

We do not have this problem with our Windows 7 computers. External Hard Drive Appears And Disappears I fixed it by installing and running Intel Matrix Storage Manager from here: http://www.intel.com/support/chipsets/imsm/System DescriptionEVGA x58 SLI Sapphire Vapor-X 4890 Processor Intel Core i7 920 DO WD Velociraptor 300GB System Drive2 Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's Characteristics That Makes External Hard Drive Popular External hard drives usually have the following advantages in common: Small volume: an external hard drive is usually several inches in size, such as 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 news Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Hermitt Posts: 1310 This post has been reported.

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