This guide shares information about how to repair Adata removable disk when it is not working on pc or devices for users including the following:
"Hello, why is my Adata external hard drive not showing up in computer Windows 10? How do you fix a undetected Adata hard drive? My Adata hdd is not working, how do you repair damaged Adata external hdd..."
#1 Initialize the Adata external hdd/ssd if it's a new bought storage media in Windows computer. Disk Management is able to help finish this job to get a disk ready to use with the following steps.
Note: Difference between MBR and GPT?
Memory support: mbr supports up to 2T, while gpt is theoretically unlimited.
Partitioning: mbr supports up to four primary partitions, while gpt has no limit. If you want to run multiple systems, mbr has up to 4 while gpt has no limit.
#2 Backup data at first before all the rest fixes (if you don't care about the data, you may jump to the #3 fix)
We strongly recommend you backup data on Adata external hard drive to another disk at first to ensure data safety.
2 Free Ways to backup Adata disk:
If your Adata disk is no longer accessible, or cannot be detected, you may use professional tool iCare Data Recovery Pro which is able to help read data from corrupted Adata disk.
#3 Format Adata disk in disk management
It's likely that a reformatting Adata disk may get it show up again. Here are the steps to get it started.
Disk not found in disk management? -> Try the #4 solution
#4 Adata SSD Driver update: update Adata removable hard disk driver in disk management device manager with the following steps
#5 Delete all devices in Universal Serial Bus Controllers in device manager if it's an old Adata drive that is no longer showing up in pc or disk drives or disk management. You may do this by the following steps.
If the above ssd driver update does not work, you may search for Adata SSD driver firmware on the following official website:
Download link: https://dl.dell.com/FOLDER04132220M/2/ADATA_ZPE.exe
If the above link does not work, you may go to this website to check updates.
The download link is in the middle of the above page if you open the above link and visit the page for download information.
There are some situations when Adata removable disk/usb can not be recognised:
Video - how to repair damaged Sata SSD socket
If your disk is within Warranty garantee, be free to use the above link to find online service to see whether your disk can be repaired.