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If I understand you correctly you've tried the ssd's on two machines with the same results so if the firmware is up to day you can either try secure erasing both Yes, it is that crazy. Then I updated the firmware to 1.04 and it had booting problems, which is when I took Windows off and started using the M.2 drive to install games only, booting Windows The SSD NVRAM caching is provided via 3rd party software (ExpressCache) from factory. his comment is here

I've run Windows tools, DOS tools, manufacturer tools (it's a Seagate, so SeaTools), and nothing ever turns up even a hint of a problem with the disk. I'll let ya'll know.Click to expand... All rights reserved Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (effective 3/21/12) and Privacy Policy (effective 3/21/12), and Ars Technica Addendum (effective 5/17/2012) Your California Privacy Rights The Regards, DGClick to expand... http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/327422-drive-g-intermittently-disappears.html

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EDIT - I did try setting the SSD to hot-swappable in the SATA section of BIOS, maybe this will prevent losing the drive? All previous times that I ran into this was with dual identically sized rotating hard drives. Jul 1, 2015 at 11:45 PM #13 Rickster New Member Joined: Jun 26, 2015 Messages: 4 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 0 Yes, I do expect the issue may return if my system Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Again, IMO this is the stupidest design issue of all times. Maybe if I have time, I will image the partition and zero it to see what happens. Otherwise, the system will trigger a bug check with Stop error code of 0x7B. Hard Drive Disappears Randomly Nov 25, 2012 at 6:48 PM #5 Hood Joined: Sep 25, 2012 Messages: 1,130 (0.72/day) Thanks Received: 417 System Specs System Name: DEVIL'S ABYSS Processor: [email protected] GHz Motherboard: Asus Z97-Deluxe Cooling:

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Internal HD missing from My Computer and Disk Management This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 At least I know my drive is still good. Nov 15, 2012 at 5:19 AM #4 jgunning Joined: Jul 4, 2012 Messages: 574 (0.35/day) Thanks Received: 224 Location: Australia System Specs Processor: IntelĀ® Core i5 6600 Motherboard: Asus H170 Pro http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2331125/internal-drive-disappears-intermittently.html Please try again now or at a later time.

This has to be a problem with either the MB or the HDD, right? Hard Drive Disappears After A Few Minutes Ireland, UK Registered: Feb 12, 2000Posts: 11435 Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:34 am I've never had ANY luck with Seagate's refurbished drives. Reply With Quote 01-16-201507:41 PM #2 Puffnstuff View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message ROG Guru: Orange Belt Array Join Date Dec 2014 Location Jacksonville, FL Reputation 21 Posts 376 First Jul 1, 2015 at 6:51 PM #10 Rickster New Member Joined: Jun 26, 2015 Messages: 4 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 0 This is worth your reading: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/937251 The BIOS may or may

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When it happened on Sunday, I could not get it to work but the next day I reset the BIOS and it started working.It went down again today and is still http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2161400/hard-drive-disappears.html Next day I connected the power adapter, turned on the computer and discovered, that there is no boot device (???). Secondary Hard Drive Disappears The BIOS screen is very poor on this model. Hard Drive Disappears From Bios Hmm, P55 chipset...

After reboot, SSD not recognized in BIOS. http://skdcom.com/hard-drive/clone-a-hard-drive-to-an-external-drive-or-maybe-a-second-pc.html hrobky says thanks. Single BIOS beep, then slave hard drive disappears. continuum Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: California Registered: Jul 1, 1999Posts: 79457 Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:57 pm Corsair CX430 V2 was $20AR yesterday... Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot

Q: Do you have any suggestions for dealing with a disappearing SSD that is an M.2 device. Backup frequently. If all my other drives are working fine, then this looks like either my cable is bad, or the particular port on the motherboard is bad. weblink SATA controllers have a different behavior and do not experience this same side effect.

The motherboard is configured to use SATA drives in native SATA/AHCI mode.The problem is that, every now and again (once a week or so, but not on any kind of regular External Hard Drive Disappears And Reappears If I understand you correctly you've tried the ssd's on two machines with the same results so if the firmware is up to day you can either try secure erasing both Ad Choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's

I'll hopefully be getting a nice 600W drive or something soon. 36 posts Ars Technica > Forums > Hardware & Tweaking > Other Hardware Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware

Now I have only 1 WD I bought already used and it has 3 years + 3 months and without a problem I am aware of. Looks like I have this motherboard:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813128412A Gigabyte board. Jan 4, 2014 at 12:00 AM #8 hrobky New Member Joined: Jan 3, 2014 Messages: 1 (0.00/day) Thanks Received: 1 jgunning said: ↑ http://forum.crucial.com/t5/Solid-S...-that-wouldn-t-detect-in-the-BIOS/td-p/110964 Sounds like people are having results with Hard Drive Disappeared Mac I've also noticed one of the WD RE 4 TB disappear in windows and rebooted to Bios to see it not listed, until I rebooted a couple more times to have

There is also a BD-ROM/DVD-RW/CD-RW drive in there, also SATA (on SATA Port 4). etc.) It seems like Windows thinks the drive has been unplugged, and then when I rescan disks, it acts as if I just plugged the drive back in. The way to get the drive to recover is to unplug the computer completely for a couple of minutes to drain the power. check over here I know I have it somewhere...

Thanks for any help. My 3 TB Seagate internal drive disappears intermittently. brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44020 Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:51 am /me cast spell of resurrectionSo yeah... there isn't any error, obviously, but that drive won't be available again without either a reboot or an un/replug of the USB cable...That gives me a thought, though...