Missing Drive After MBR to GPT upgrade


  1. Posts : 4
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    Missing Drive After MBR to GPT upgrade


    Recently upgraded to 5950x, gigabyte x570, win10 V21H1

    I was able to change my c drive from mbr to gpt.

    Before this happened I was able to see all 5 of my hard drives.

    After reboot and correcting the bios from legacy to UEFI I can no longer see my second nvme drive.

    My ssd and 2 HDD + nvme c drive are all visible. Windows does not recognize the drive in device manager, disk manager, or diskpart commands.

    Bios sees it no problem as well .

    I've loaded into windows recovery by holding shift and rebooting.
    While in recovery mode I go to the terminal and diskpart now sees the drive. I exit diskpart and able to cd into the drive and see all my files.

    Ive gone back into the bios and have tried every combo of CSM, legacy, UEFI Only I could think of to see if changing that would yield results.

    I removed the nvme drive and put it into my daughters computer(3600 and asus b450) and it loaded it no problem at all.

    Removable drive details has the arrow to reference of what it is before being asked.
    Missing Drive After MBR to GPT upgrade-2021-07-23_22-31-58.pngMissing Drive After MBR to GPT upgrade-2021-07-23_22-31-58.png

    TLDR:
    Missing drive
    visible in bios, windows recovery
    not visible disk/device manager.
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  2. Samuria's Avatar
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       #2

    Is the drive mbr if so convert it to gpt
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  3. Posts : 4
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    Thread Starter
       #3

    The drive that is missing is GPT already.
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  4. spunk's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 20H2
       #4

    AST ASM1156-PM is a USB-SATA controller. Do you have a USB Enclosure for your NVME drive? The controller is showing with no drive attached.
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  5. Posts : 4
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    Thread Starter
       #5

    Negative, that is a hot swappable external dual drive bay.

    The NVME is in the 2nd of 3 slots on my board.
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  6. spunk's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 20H2
       #6

    Yes, but the pictures you posted pointed out Disk 3, which is the External Bay.
    Boot into Setup (Bios) go to System Information which will list all of the drives on your computer.
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  7. Posts : 4
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    Thread Starter
       #7

    eclonser only supports hdd/sdd and was turned off. so 0 worry there it was more as a ref this drive is this USB not the actual nvme drive.

    as for the BIOS it and win recovery see the drive and can CD into the files.
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