Drive Cannot be Initiated by Disk Management RRS feed

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  • Windows 10 file explorer cannot recognize my hard drive when I connected to the USB port but it is OK from the disk management. A message popped up once I open the disk management that the drive is required to initiate. An error message showed up with an incorrect function by the virtual disk manager when I initiate the drive. The drive is recognized with a tiny red arrow next to the drive. I used diskpart and found the following data from the drive as below. Could someone help me to to find out what is going on? Thanks.

    Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.10240

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    On computer: DESKTOP-1B8M0VO

    DISKPART> select disk 5

    Disk 5 is now the selected disk.

    DISKPART> detail disk

    Virtual Disk Service error:
    The system's information about the object may not be up to date.

    DiskPart has referenced an object which is not up-to-date.
    Refresh the object by using the RESCAN command.
    If the problem persists exit DiskPart, then restart DiskPart or restart the

    DISKPART> list disk

      Disk ###  Status         Size     Free     Dyn  Gpt
      --------  -------------  -------  -------  ---  ---
      Disk 0    Online         1863 GB      0 B
      Disk 1    Online         1863 GB      0 B
      Disk 2    Online          931 GB      0 B
      Disk 3    Online         1862 GB      0 B
      Disk 4    No Media           0 B      0 B
      Disk 6    Online           59 GB      0 B

    DISKPART> disk #5

    Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.10240

    ACTIVE      - Mark the selected partition as active.
    ADD         - Add a mirror to a simple volume.
    ASSIGN      - Assign a drive letter or mount point to the selected volume.
    ATTRIBUTES  - Manipulate volume or disk attributes.
    ATTACH      - Attaches a virtual disk file.
    AUTOMOUNT   - Enable and disable automatic mounting of basic volumes.
    BREAK       - Break a mirror set.
    CLEAN       - Clear the configuration information, or all information, off the
    COMPACT     - Attempts to reduce the physical size of the file.
    CONVERT     - Convert between different disk formats.
    CREATE      - Create a volume, partition or virtual disk.
    DELETE      - Delete an object.
    DETAIL      - Provide details about an object.
    DETACH      - Detaches a virtual disk file.
    EXIT        - Exit DiskPart.
    EXTEND      - Extend a volume.
    EXPAND      - Expands the maximum size available on a virtual disk.
    FILESYSTEMS - Display current and supported file systems on the volume.
    FORMAT      - Format the volume or partition.
    GPT         - Assign attributes to the selected GPT partition.
    HELP        - Display a list of commands.
    IMPORT      - Import a disk group.
    INACTIVE    - Mark the selected partition as inactive.
    LIST        - Display a list of objects.
    MERGE       - Merges a child disk with its parents.
    ONLINE      - Online an object that is currently marked as offline.
    OFFLINE     - Offline an object that is currently marked as online.
    RECOVER     - Refreshes the state of all disks in the selected pack.
                  Attempts recovery on disks in the invalid pack, and
                  resynchronizes mirrored volumes and RAID5 volumes
                  that have stale plex or parity data.
    REM         - Does nothing. This is used to comment scripts.
    REMOVE      - Remove a drive letter or mount point assignment.
    REPAIR      - Repair a RAID-5 volume with a failed member.
    RESCAN      - Rescan the computer looking for disks and volumes.
    RETAIN      - Place a retained partition under a simple volume.
    SAN         - Display or set the SAN policy for the currently booted OS.
    SELECT      - Shift the focus to an object.
    SETID       - Change the partition type.
    SHRINK      - Reduce the size of the selected volume.
    UNIQUEID    - Displays or sets the GUID partition table (GPT) identifier or
                  master boot record (MBR) signature of a disk.

    Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:58 PM

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