My Win7 computer had connected with the main HDD and two more SSDs which act as backup data. To prevent the Windows 10 upgrade from affecting them, I remove those disk during the process. However, after I put both into their previous locations, I could not get them to show up in Disk Management or File Explorer’s This PC. If I boot into BIOS screen, they appear fine. How can I make system to recognize the Solid State Drivers?
The second SSD with 960Gb had formatted by other Windows 10 Pro PC. I change the port cables and power connectors and that don’t take effect. I notice that this disk assigns with the drive letter, so I go to change it back to the previous drive letter (D:) by the way.
* Right click on Start icon, and select Disk Management option.
* Locate the drive you want to change from the list, right-click it and choose the “Change Drive Letter and Paths…” > Change…
* Pick up the letter from Assign the following drive letter: drop-down box. Then click OK to apply that and it appears in File Explorer.
However, the third 128GB SSD doesn’t show up. Windows 10 reports that multiple empty disks and has duplicate identifiers as Disk 3. I initialize it with MBR and it says “Incorrect Function”, as well as GPT display size is below the minimum required for GPT.
The motherboard’s driver seems to be supported Windows 7 OS, and the BIOS level can detect them without any drivers. So I download the latest version of driver from my manufacture website and install it. The attached drive still not appear, even disconnect SD card. I reboot into Safe mode and then return to normal mode. Finally the issue is fixed completely.