1. Joined : Nov 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10
       4 Weeks Ago #1

    External hard drive crashing after updating to windows 10


    Previously had windows 7 and all my steam games on my external hard drive. Everything ran fine!

    I did a fresh install of windows 10 leaving behind nothing on the external drive or my main hard drive, I formatted and reinstalled my games.

    Now randomly windows will make the sound that a usb has been 'un-plugged' and my games will crash and sometimes wont even let me run them again for hours.

    Need help!!

    thanks

    Intel core i5 3570 3.4 GHz
    gigabyte z71 motherboard
    corsair vengeance 8gb ddr5 ram
    nvidia gtx 970 gpu
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  2. Joined : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,044
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       4 Weeks Ago #2

    I'm a little confused. How or why are you running an OS off of an external drive? Is Windows 10 installed on this external drive now?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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