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

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       09 Oct 2017 #1

    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

    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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