Windows 10: D Drive Missing for no Reason!

  1.    21 May 2016 #1

    D: Drive Missing Windows 10

    So, I started my computer today and I noticed my Data (D:) drive ( where I keep all my programs and steam games on) was gone. I restarted went into file explorer and it was there. I opened It and it took forever to open. Then it disappeared again instantly. I tried this multiple times, all to no avail... I have looked everywhere but I couldn't find anything. Anyone know anything!?
    Last edited by Brucky; 21 May 2016 at 19:40.
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  2. Posts : 1,887
    Win 10 X64 Pro 1803 17751.1
       21 May 2016 #2

    I hope that this guess is wrong, but I suppose that the drive is failing. Have you backed it up?
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  3.    22 May 2016 #3

    Check physical connections.
    But noted you have a laptop - how many physical drives does it have? Where would you expect to find D: physically? Or is it a partition?

    Please post a screenshot of this:
    Windows key + R, type
    diskmgmt.msc <return>

    You should also try inspecting the SMART parameters if you can establish a connection to the disk.

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  4.    24 May 2016 #4

    Go to Start / Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Computer Management / Disk Management and see if your D drive is listed there.
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