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one of drive not showing up in windows defragmentation

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Posted · Original PosterOP

so suddenly one of my drive, the where i keep media data isn't showing up in windows defrag tool. I have tried possibly everything i could such as restarting my pc, cleaning temp files and uninstalling defraggler.

It's very weird because the drive is working fine as it shows up in file explorer and in wmp i can play music just with fine with it, not sure what could be wrong. As you can see below in the ss, my D drive is missing.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Blade_792 said:

So you are saying that you can access file on that drive but it's not showing in the drive manager?

yes, the drive is fully accessible and works absolutely fine, it shows up everywhere except that


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Posted · Original PosterOP
9 minutes ago, Dujith said:

In the Disk Management, what does it show up as? Pref a screenshot.

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2 minutes ago, Dujith said:

Strange, can u try Action --> Re-scan disks.

tried it, no luck

i am thinking of doing a clean install at this point


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Why? Doesn't exactly matter that it's not in the optimization tool.


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Try 3rd party defrag software like Defraggler. 🤔


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Posted · Original PosterOP
6 minutes ago, xAcid9 said:

Try 3rd party defrag software like Defraggler. 🤔

yeah, just installed it again. As it's a very tedious process setting up and installing stuff after clean install, i want to avoid it unless it's something critical.


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28 minutes ago, xAcid9 said:

Try 3rd party defrag software like Defraggler. 🤔

it seems a bit advanced and slow due to that, that's why i wanted to avoid it. The windows one is quite simplistic and that's why it doesn't take much time.


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Windows keeps things defragged in the background anyway nowadays.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
26 minutes ago, Kilrah said:

Windows keeps things defragged in the background anyway nowadays.

i have that off, you can see it in my original ss


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