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Solved: Drive Letters Disappeared From My Computer

Posted on Dec 20, 2017 by Brithny to Partition Manager

Does your drive letter suddenly disappear or get missing in your explorer or disk management? On this page, several effective solutions will be provided to help you to solve the drive letter missing problem. Read on and find the suitable solution for you.

Drive Letters Are Missing from My Computer

"I upgrade to Windows 10. When I click on 'This PC' from the Start menu, my drive letters are missing from Windows Explorer. I can't find the drive letter in the disk manager either! Is there anybody can help me? I am really troubled by this situation."

Solution 1. Manually Show Missing Drive Letters

  • Click Start, then click on "This PC".
  • A Windows Explorer window will appear with the title "This PC". On the top left of the window, go to the "File" menu, and click "Change folder and search options".
  • The "Folder Options" window will appear; click the "View" tab near the top. Scroll down the list of options until you see "Show drive letters" and place a checkmark beside that option.
  • Click Apply, then OK, then go back to the "This PC" window. Your drive letters should now be displayed in Windows Explorer.

Solution 2. Get Partition Letter Back with a Tool

If solution 1 doesn't work well, you can try the second solution to change or add a drive letter. First, you need a tool-free partition manager. In fact, it's a reliable, free and easy-to-use program with rich disk & partition management features including change, add or remove drive letter, change partition label, create partition, format partition, wipe partition and much more will wait for you to explore.

Now, follow the steps to get your drive letter back.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master, right-click on the target disk partition and select Change drive letter.

select change drive letter

Step 2. On the window of Change drive letter, you can start freely and choose to remove a drive letter by selecting None as a new drive letter or any other letter in the given alphabet in order to change the current drive letter. Now, click OK.

rename the drive letter

Step 3. Click Apply on the home interface to confirm the operation. Then, you can see the drive letter again!