How to Fix Hard Drive not Appearing in Windows 10

Restore the partition that is disappeared in Windows 10 by utilizing Remo Hard Drive Recovery tool. Download and launch the demo edition of the software to et back all your files from the lost partition. It recovers data and allows you to preview the recovered files before activation of the tool. Download now!!!

One day you login to your system and suddenly find that your drives are not detected. You have a panic attack and try to restart your system to see if they are back working again. Unfortunately, no! You still cannot find your drives.

If you are in such a situation, don’t worry! There are some troubleshooting steps in this article that will help you. But some of these methods may cause data loss, so make sure you have a backup. If you don’t, it is highly recommended you retrieve data before attempting to fix.
Remo Recover is a great tool to recover data from drives that are not appearing in your computer. It is designed for your data recovery needs. It offers a complete hard drive recovery solution. Once you have recovered data, you can follow the steps to fix your drive.

1. Update drivers

Press Windows + X and click on Device Manager. Check each device with yellow or red signs and troubleshoot them. Also, if your drive is detected here, right click on it and Automatically update driver software. This should update your drivers and help with hardware issues. If not, please proceed to the next step.


There may be problems with your hard drive due to corruption in files or due to bad sectors. CHKDSK fixes some of these errors. Press Windows + X and select Control Panel (Administrator). In the Command prompt, type CHKDSK /f /r. This will scan integrity of files and file structure and also for bad sectors. If any issues, it will repair them.

3. Run System File Checker

Corruption in system files can also lead to hard drive problems. Sfc/scannow command helps resolve this issue. Press Windows + X and select Control Panel (Administrator). In the Command prompt, type sfc/scannow. This should fix corruption in your system files.

4. Run antivirus

Virus or malware could be another reason for problems with hard drives. Run a reliable anti-virus program and check if it resolves your issue.

5. Replace hard drive

If none of these methods work, it could be that your hard drive is failing and needs to be replaced. In such cases, you can recover data using Remo Recover and replace your drive.

How Remo Recover works?

Remo Recover is a great tool to recover partitions from corrupt and inaccessible drives. It is equipped with powerful algorithms that scan your drive sector by sector. Once scanning is done, it performs lost partition recovery with complete folder structure intact. It works on a read only mode, so your original data is not altered during recovery process.

More on Remo Recover

  • Works with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 2003 up to Windows 10.
  • A variant of the software called Remo Recover Mac is available for Mac users. It supports all versions of Mac OS including the latest High Sierra
  • All major brands of USB drives such as Kingston, SanDisk, Transcend etc. are supported
  • File systems such as FAT16, FAT32, NTFS etc. are supported
  • Supports RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5) arrays
  • In addition to your internal hard drives, the tool can also be used with external drives, USB’s and memory cards.

Tutorial to Restore Hard Drive Data:

Step 1: Download and Install Remo Recover software on your system. Launch the software. Select Recover Partitions option from main screen. Then, you will see a list of available logical and physical drives. Choose your hard drive and click "Scan" button

Hard Drive Data Recovery - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Now, the tool will scan the hard drive to find all the partitions in it. Upon the completion of scanning, it displays the list of found partitions in the hard drive. Choose the partition from where you want to extract files and click "Scan" button to initiate the recovery process

Hard Drive Data Recovery - List of Found Partitions

Figure B: List of Found Partitions

Step 3: After completing the scanning of the partition, a list of recovered files are displayed in "Data View", and "File Type View"

Hard Drive Data Recovery - Recovered Data View

Figure C: Recovered Data View

Step 4: Now, the tool allows to preview the recovered files with its "Preview" option and evaluate its recovery results before saving the files

Hard Drive Data Recovery - Preview Recovered Data

Figure D: Preview Recovered Data

Step 5: If you are satisfied with the recovery results, then purchase the license of the tool and save the files to any accessible location

Hard Drive Data Recovery - Save Recovered Data

Figure E: Save Recovered Data