Question Critical Process Died BSOD then Samsung 970 Plus M.2 Drive stopped working

Aug 20, 2019
I BSOD and then rebooted my computer and it got stuck on the bios splash screen. I restarted it again and it loaded up normally. I did SFC /Scannow and it said that some files were corrupted and couldn't be repaired. I wanted to repair my windows install, but after using my computer I BSOD a second time and this time I couldn't get my computer to boot back into Windows. I tried to repair my drive from the troubleshooting menu after not being able to boot into Windows without success. Now my M.2 Drive no longer shows up in BIOS and doesn't seem to be working at all.

  • Reseating my M.2
  • Installing Windows on a different drive - M.2 doesn't show up in Disk Management
  • Unplugging other drives and booting computer
  • Installing Windows from USB - M.2 didn't show up as an option to install windows (All other drives were unplugged so there were no install location options)
CPU: i9 9900k
Motherboard: Asus Maximus XI Formula
Ram: Corsair Dominator Platinum 32gb
M.2: Samsung 970 evo plus(the issue)
SSD: Samsung 860 evo (working)
HDD: Seagate and WD (working)
GPU: RTX 2080ti
PSU: Corsair RM850x
Case: H700i
OS: Windows 10 Version 1903 (or whatever the most recent update is)
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