How to fix internal drive is set to being removable storage?

Jhul-Jhul 0 Reputation points

I have encountered this issue after I reformat my PC. I noticed that my Internal Drive is Ejectable or Removable Storage Drive.

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
11,125 questions
0 comments No comments
{count} votes

1 answer

Sort by: Most helpful
  1. S.Sengupta 17,121 Reputation points MVP

    Firstly, make sure BIOS is fully updated.

    Now open Disk Manager.

    Right-click on the internal hard drive and select "Properties".

    Under the Policies tab, make sure "write caching on the device" is enabled, there is no "optimize for quick removal" enabled.

    Click OK.

    You can also modify through registry edit. Here is the Microsoft reference article below. Kindly follow the steps.

    Internal SATA Drives show up as removeable media

    0 comments No comments