Question External disk only being detected in pc disk management

Jun 9, 2022
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Hello once again, I have my 1tb hdd that I had in my previous workstation and I'm using it as external hdd, the problem is that when I insert it, I cant see it in the explorer, I can only see it in disk management, when I go to disk management pc prompts a dialogue box saying you must initialize a disk before logical disk manager can access it, then it tells me to choose mbr or gpt, ive done that and assigned it a letter and its now showing in explorer, ive also formatted it, now when I eject it out , and insert it back, it doesnt show again in explorer and I have to go again to disk manager and do the same thing and each time I have to format it, any help on how I can overcome this please, thanks
 
Jun 9, 2022
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Should instill check for the s.m.a.r.t data using command prompt for the harddisk, remember the harddisk is external and not internal, is the feedback still going to be related to the external disk, or it will display health of the internal two hatrddisk which are ssds
 

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