The drive disappeared when I tried to create a storage pool.

지영 윤 0 Reputation points
2024-06-01T10:03:53.79+00:00

When I clicked to create a storage pool and selected the drive, later I found that the drive had completely disappeared. It wasn't just formatted and left empty; the drive itself vanished from my computer. When I tried to activate the drive from the disk, it was empty. Does clicking once really cause the drive to format without any confirmation or warning?I really want to recover my drive, please.

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Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Storage: The hardware and software system used to retain data for subsequent retrieval.
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  1. Ian Xue (Shanghai Wicresoft Co., Ltd.) 32,156 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-06-03T06:45:09.7766667+00:00

    Hi 지영 윤,

    Hope you're doing well.

    How many affected machines are there currently? Are they physical or virtual machines?

    Ensure all disks are connected to your server. If servers are physical machines, open your computer case and verify that the data cable is properly attached to an appropriate port on the motherboard and that the power cable is connected to the power supply.

    Below is the relevant doc for your reference:

    Storage pool, hard drive is not displayed after deleting volume, - Microsoft Community

    Best Regards,

    Ian Xue


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  2. 지영 윤 0 Reputation points
    2024-06-03T07:03:08.23+00:00

    There is no disk initialization button, so let's click Create a new simple volume The disk is available, but all the previous data is gone. Can't the data be recovered forever?

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