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Windows 10 doens't recognize external USB disk ON STARTUP

I have a Samsung SSD T3 500 GB plugged into USB 3.0. Everything works fine, I shutdown PC. Next time when I start PC I see the disk as not recognized until I unplug and plug it again.
The "USB attached scsi (uas) mass storage device" is marked with a yellow triangle, the error is "This device cannot start. (Code 10) {Operation Failed} The requested operation was unsuccessful".

1. Windows shows no available updates.
2. USB suspending is disabled in power plan.
3. I tried deleting it from device manager as well as all other usb devices.
4. On my previous Windows 10 installation I somehow managed to get it working by making windows treat it as internal hard disk. I can't remember how I did it and I can't look into it.
5. Samsung Magician is installed.
6. Intel Motherboard Chipset driver is installed from their website.
7. OS restart doesn't help, only unplugging fixes the thing.
8. The SSD is also not present in diskmgmt.msc.

I moved some application data to that SSD so it's critical for me to have it mounted on OS startup. Please help me with that!

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Clarification Request
Have you tried prior ideas from this search?

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Yes

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Of course I googleed...

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Then bad news.

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Must be some odd new problem. Time to call the maker to report this since they would be hearing this from others. Here I usually go through the usual BIOS and driver updates. Sometimes I find the owner is overclocking or has tinkered with the BIOS. Another common find is driver updaters whcih often get it wrong.

In another case or rather a few, the user's choice of antivirus suite and settings caused problems. "Set protection to maximum."?

The search I supplied covers this and more so in this case it's something new or not revealed in your top post.

I could go on and on, but your case sadly sounds special, I'm subscribed because I like to find out what it was that wasn't in the usual fixes.

Post was last edited on January 13, 2018 6:30 AM PST

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Just fixed an Error 10. Fix? none of the items in this pos

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t.

A new USB cable and all better. Such happens.

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Error 10 Violaton

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Was the SSD 500 gb bought new or used and at used store or a best buy like store.

Plus if you bought it used even at a bestbuy might want to have it checked, to see if it was stolen from store wether new or used of bought new or used at a bestbuy like store.

second things is wether it came out of another computers and if they formated and encrypted the SSD 500 gb before or after Sections of SSD cause it is possible to mimic a SSD or harddrive to make windows recovery files look legitimate. or if a person passed off the SSD to you, which you would need to do 4 pass on harddrive with a eraser to keep them from robo hacking with computers. even thou SSD doe's not support robo hacking.

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It was new, it's all ok (using it >1 year) until I leave it plugged in while shutting down.

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Error 10 SSD down fall.

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Another question did they on SSD full drive up cause that happened to one of my SSD and it would kick harddrive or it was like i had a virus on my computer harddrive so example 500 gb and 499 .5 was filled up, and there wasn't anything more then maybe 25 gb OS which i like to say on non compiled SSD 50 gb inflated, and 40 gb non compiled which is 80 gb, an then the total sectors of 20 gb which is 40 gb on SSd so add the numbers up and it close if your gamer of over running a hard drive. especially on battle net over all 40 gb which to SSD 80 gb unpiled of compressed and compression only offers maybe 10 gb back to disk give or take the size of program downloaded.

so total as example is 260 gb get few games that don't tell you. you will be downloading and update " like windows " 8 gb to 32 gb after all updates and changes by end total i think for windows 10 is 50 gb,
but point is at 260 gb and less than 3 games at 10 to 20 gb totals harddrive is pretty much done since rule i use leave 100 gb on SSD for it to work.

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(NT) It has 39 GB free space already

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Error 10 Violaton

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Did you check in Bios seting on boot manager or smart boot manger and is it a smart drive to smart computer cause some of these can be pretty lengthy on like dell 3500 under 250 dollars to make hardrives work cause of the recovery options installed, on Chip SSD,

Far as import option on Windows it's been removed requires a original version of ME to get SSD or Drive to stablize cause bill gates removed the muti feature, from OS to keep people from plug play active and hack and then run cause product or computer or laptop or pawn shop, stole the product plus hackers attacks.

Thats why i got slug hammer when they mess harddrive up cause of lack of software and correct resources to make it work again, if I got hacked so new computer and license on software often fix's the problem if you don't want to pay for anti virus and security program,

as far as Windows it not a genuine OS cause of genuine OS from microsoft look alot different and work alot smoother but requires a Certificate to acutally use other then residental software to be used and often requires the free software for security virus suits and anti virus just to use and one time fee for program if you pay the outright for lease'sing program of 100.00 to 200.00 but these OS here north Americia don't seem to like them cause you can be seen by programs that have legal internet software programs.

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(NT) Sorry, I can't understand you

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Tsechler77 seems to be spamming.

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Look at their other posts. A few you can't see for spam removal reasons.

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If clicked Clarifications then asking question.

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so par la es la len'da englash ?

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Nope no spam in cupboard

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et la spima es ta la cupbard ! Laugh

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Your posts are all over the map.

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That's OK but may be showing you need to step back and try again to stay on topic. Plus I see signs English isn't your primary language. May want to contribute to forums in your native language.

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All over map paying for travel trips.

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when fixing one thing on computer it often requires more then single fix and single window and more then single answer to fix some things.

Example windows updates which can be from Anti virus suite and firewall settings, to admin control settings, control panel settings, to see if someone might have routed the link or code to rest of program or is it bug fix cause it's all over place.
sometimes from program and software directory to DOS, to admin and even hidden Tech lock login page to safe mode to router. etc.
nothing easy about computers.

lol fluent in over 40 languages.

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"lol fluent in over 40 languages".

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I doubt it. Maybe you should say Google translate is fluent in over 40 languages.
Dafydd.

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I've seen Google Translate do better.

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Welcome to the forums but you may want to try to see what folk think about your posts. Some verge on spam, some were off target. Do keep trying, you'll get there.

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Re: external drive not recognised at startup

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I think it's a power problem: the drive not yet being fully powered up when Windows scans the USB-port.

Things to try:
- Hibernate in stead of shutdown. What happens?
- Disable fast startup in Windows 10. That cures a lot of things, and might cure this.
- Replace the external by one that has an on-off switch and turn it on after the PC is started. Much easier than disconnecting and reconnecting.

This proves (again) that external discs are very useful for backup and moving files between computers or locations and less well suited to STORE things. Finally, let me ask: what do you backup the files on that external drive to. You surely know that not doing a backup is equivalent to saying that you don't mind if you lose those files.

Post was last edited on January 12, 2018 11:06 AM PST

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1. It may be a power problem but it was fixed somehow on my previous Windows 10 installation on the same PC.
2. I'll check hibernation but I'm not going to use it because OS is installed on another SSD.
3. Thanks, I'll try disabling the fast startup. Isn't it already disabled if I have hibernation disabled with powercfg -h off?
4. Everything important is backed up in Dropbox and similar services. I bought SSD for games and some stuff requiring speed but taking too much place on my system SSD. My Dropbox folder is fully on SSD for faster indexing.

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Just checked:

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I don't have this problem when using hibernation or when fast boot is enabled.

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I would still like to make it fixed without hiberfil.sys taking space on my system ssd.

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Re: hiberfil.sys

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On my 256 GB SSD for the c:-drive my hiberfil.sys is 1.6 GB (for a desktop with 4 GB RAM) and a 64 bit Windows 10 OS. No problem for me at all, since I still have 170 GB free.

For you, replacing the system SSD by a larger one seems a good option. But that's up to you, of course.

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Re: space

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I'm on 128 GB SSD with 16 GB RAM so taking 6 GB for hibernation or 3 GB for fast boot from its space is not an option. Of course I would by a bigger one next time...

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"In fact, if anything, SSDs make hibernation better."

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