Removable drive doesn't show in My Computer

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AdiSarma
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- Dec 17, 2014 at 12:05 AM
R2D2_WD
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- Dec 17, 2014 at 02:43 AM
Hello,

I used your method, but the problem was not finished. My removable drive didn't show up in My Computer but i could open it from disk management after assigning letter using diskpart. However when i unplug it and then again re-plug, the same problem appears and i have to use diskpart again. The removable drive is shown as disk 1 in disk management but it doesn't show disk1 in diskpart when i use list disk. It is loaded as a volume only.

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R2D2_WD
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Dec 17, 2014 at 02:43 AM
Hi AdiSarma,

If you can assign a drive letter and get the drive to work, I advice you to backup all your data and do write zeros to the drive. Uninstall device from Device Manager, restart PC and plug the device back in. If this does not result helpful, you should have a look at this Microsoft article, explaining how to assign letter manually: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/repeated-loss-of-drive-letter-assignment-upon/6dd6edb7-250e-46c2-9f31-05d4ed5db4a5

Hope this helps
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