can't add a disk to storage space

Randolph Tholen 0 Reputation points

disk shows up in powershell get-disk, but not in get-physicaldisk.

this happens when removing disk from a storage pool and i can't add the disk to another storage pool unless it's listed with get-physicaldisk. is there a reliable way to re-use this disk in a storage space

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  1. Limitless Technology 17,271 Reputation points

    Hello there,

    The most possible reason is that the drive is not “clean”. To be available for storage spaces, the disk shouldn’t have any volume or partition on it and better be a raw drive.

    Please provide more information:

    1. Is there any change before the problem happened? Such as hardware replacement, and software installation?
    2. Is there any 3rd party protection/anti-virus tool?
    3. Please check the System event in Event Viewer to confirm if there is any related event has been logged.

    If you run Reset-PhysicalDisk on a physical disk that appears as lost communication or split, it attempts to re-integrate the disk into the storage pool if the target disk is discoverable. After resetting the disk, use Repair-VirtualDisk to recover its resiliency.

    If you run Reset-PhysicalDisk on a disk that isn’t a part of a storage pool, it will clear any lingering storage space data and metadata on the disk.

    Hope this resolves your Query !!

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  2. Limitless Technology 17,271 Reputation points

    Double post