Question Internal 10TB NTFS drive not visible after moving to USB3 enclosure

Oct 15, 2019
I have a Seagate 10TB 3.5" drive which I was using as a large single drive to copy the contents of my 8.5TB RAID5 volume, so I could back this single drive up to the cloud and get away from using a RAID array.

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 on the machine.

Drive is formatted NTFS and is easily seen in the 2K8R2 machine.

I removed the drive from the computer, installed it into a USB3 external enclosure, and attempted to view this drive via the USB interface, using a different computer - this one running Windows 10. No dice. Nothing showing in My Computer, but I do think I saw it in the device manager. Obviously, it's not visible to Windows as it is.

I'm wondering why.. For giggles, I removed it and placed it back in the original 2K8R2 box and voila! It's there.
Drive is healthy. Just not visible via the external enclosure to the new computer.

Obviously, I don't want to have to format the disk - I'd like to view it as-is with the other machine.
Is there a driver issue when it's using the USB3 interface versus SATA directly inside the other machine?
Below are a couple examples on what to look for when buying a USB 3.0 enclosure.

The SDOCKU33BV supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Microsoft Windows (8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2008 with support for large capacity SATA I/II/III drives (tested up to 4TB)

Rosewill Model RX234 it supports hard drive capacity up to 10TB. Compatible with Windows 2000/Windows Me/Windows 98/XP/Vista/7/8/10, Mac OS 9.1/10.8.4 above. No drivers needed (NDN) for Windows OS and Mac OS.
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