unallocated drive

Forum discussion tagged with unallocated drive.
  1. Question Can I install Windows 10 on unallocated space?

    I want to install Windows 10 since I installed Windows 11 below system requirements. But I still have many things on Windows 11 that I don't want to lose. I can't roll back to Windows 10 since it's past 10 days. I know it's possible to install both OS's alongside each other. Can I install...
  2. Vilqx

    [SOLVED] How to add unallocated space to C drive with a recovery partitionblocking it

    I recently moved my Windows over to an SSD. Beforehand, I was able to tell the program how much space to allocate for windows. I had 500 gigs allocated, and the other 500 of the terabyte drive open. But now that I'm in the new drive windows, how can I add the unallocated to the previously...
  3. Question Corrupted drive, won't boot into windows, detects in bios (NVME)

    Hello, firstly thanks for any help in advance! Story: Yesterday I was preparing my computer to reinstall windows, during a restart before I even began, I shut it down mid-boot. I turned it back on but it had gone to bios directly, which was a sign to me already that I must've screwed up the...
  4. D

    [SOLVED] Drives disappear from File Explorer

    Hello, Been having this problem for a couple days. Upon every reboot, two out of my three drives keep disappearing from file explorer. They do appear in my Device Manager and always come back as "Unallocated" space. One is an off brand HDD that's worked just fine for the past 4 months, and one...
  5. ScarGlamour

    Question Drives randomly become unallocated

    My PC has 5 drives: a system NVMe M.2 SSD, two SATA SSDs, and two SATA HDDs. Once in a while all the SATA drives would suddenly disappear from the explorer. Disk Manager shows them as unallocated with seemingly empty MBR partitions. While the partitions on the disks can be recovered and...
  6. R

    [SOLVED] Disk gets "unallocated" after every shutdown.

    Hello, So i have this problem where my ssd gets unallocated and shows as a new disk every time i shutdown my pc from windows (normal shutdown not forced), when i try to boot after wards it shows the message "bootmgr is missing" i can get around it and get the pc to boot but the shutdown issue...
  7. miggyyboi

    [SOLVED] Seagate 1TB (ST1000VM002) Unallocated 3.86 GB

    After 1 month of usage, I suddenly noticed some of my apps that were installed in my HDD their icons were changed to a paper/note. I tried troubleshooting it and I found that in my Disk Management my HDD went from 1 TB to 3.86 unallocated. I tried reallocating it and it says: "The request could...
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    [SOLVED] Internal SSD upgrade on laptop, unallocated space

    Hi, I recently upgraded my internal SSD (WD Black SN750 NVMe M.2) on my Lenovo T460s with Windows 10. After resolving (hopefully resolved) some issues with restoring from my backup image (I was stuck at blue window loading screen, which was somehow resolved by entering and exiting safe mode)...
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    [SOLVED] 6TB external hard drive keeps getting unallocated

    I recently bought a WD Black 6TB Performance Internal Hard Drive: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0792GSD6N/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1 And it keeps getting unallocated when I turn the external HDD hub on or off (although sometimes it doesn't get unallocated), so it no...
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    Question Recover data from an unallocated SSD after it was unplugged.

    Hi all, Thanks in advance. Please point me in the direction if you know of a solution else where. I was under the impression my motherboard allowed me to hot swap my SSD drives, I needed to get some information off another SSD and just went ahead and swapped out a storage drive, after the deed...
  11. A

    Question Problem with any drives connected via SATA

    Hi, So, i just built a computer (the config is below) and I've been having problems with every drive i put in it. At first i had just a 240gb SSD where i installed Win10 and ran couple tests and benchmarks,later i decided to restart my computer and to my surprise it booted to the BIOS, so i...
  12. R

    GTX 660ti Power edition.

    Hello! I currently have a GTX 660ti Power edition from MSI. I was wondering if this card is still considerd good for gaming. I am planning to to upgrade my card but not anytime soon it might take half a year for example. i m just curious about what you guys think of the card at this point in time.