Event Details

Product: Microsoft Windows Operating System
Event ID: 200
Source: StorageSpaces-Driver
Version: Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012; Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8
Level: Error
Message: Windows was unable to read the drive header for physical drive %1. If you know the drive is still usable, then resetting the drive health by using command line or GUI may clear this failure condition and enable you to reassign the drive to its storage pool. Return Code: %2

Summary

This topic describes how to troubleshoot physical drive metadata corruption associated with StorageSpaces-Drivers event 200.

Cause

Windows was unable to read the drive header for a physical drive.

Resolutions

To resolve the problem:

  • If you know the drive is still usable, try resetting the drive by using Server Manager (on Windows Server), the Storage Spaces Control Panel, or the Reset-PhysicalDisk Windows PowerShell cmdlet. After you reset the drive, you might be able to add it back to the appropriate storage pool.
     Important
    Resetting a drive is a destructive operation that removes the storage pool configuration and pool data from the specified physical drive.
  • Verify the physical drive is functional. Replace failed physical drives if necessary.