1.    09 Oct 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 1
    WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1703

    Win 10 Pro, after update to v.1703 all usb drive NTFS are shown as RAW


    Windows 10 Pro, after update to version 1703, version se 15063.632 all my 3 USB external hard drives are not recognized by Windows anymore. All 3 drives are formatted NTFS but are shown as RAW.
    The 3 drives are : Acomdata 160 GIG, Seagate 8T and Seagate 4T.
    My PC is an Asus Destop Essentio CM6870, intel I7-3770. The bizarre thing is that I have updated also my laptop Dell Inspiron 1750, Windows 10 Pro to version 1703, version se 15063.608 and the 3 mentioned USB external drives are working fine with the laptop.
    When I attach the Seagate 4T to my PC Asus USB port, MY PC shows the drive as Drive (K) and if I double-click on the icon getting the message (K) is not accessible. Drive not ready.
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    In the Computer management, peripheral manager, we can see the Seagate 4T
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    In the computer management, Disk management, we notice that the drive letter is not shown at the top and the drive is shows as Drive 6 not in NTFS but RAW.
    I have tried to change the drive letter without success.
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    With the Seagate attached to the PC, if I want to restart or close the computer then the PC roll and roll and nothing happen and after 5 minutes I have to close the computer manually (pressing and holding on/off button)
    I need help to solve this problem, please
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  2.    11 Oct 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,055
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, I noticed no-one's replied.. personally I've not looked into this problem, but it was reported quite a lot when people upgraded to the Anniversary build. I've not noticed it recently.

    Here's a longish thread discussing this issue- there will be others:
    Windows 10 Anniversary update problems, not recognizing external hdd - Windows 10 Forums

    UPDATED How To Fix: External Disk Drive Suddenly Became RAW Unknown Kadath
    USB disks appear as RAW


    Note your K: is shown as a local disk.

    You could try turning off Fast Startup in Windows.

    (Incidentally, is your system disk legacy BIOS, not UEFI? (There's no EFI partition- and Disk Management doesn't show the System partition anyway). Of the two recovery partitions, one is not used; Windows upgrades can sometimes create a second one).
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