What to Do When NVMe SSD Shows Empty But It's Not

I have cloned all the applications and files from the HDD on my old computer to this new NVMe SSD. After I installed the SSD on the new PC, I could see nothing in it. There are no files, no programs, nothing. The NVMe SSD shows empty, but it's not. Why is this happening, and how am I supposed to fix this? Appreciate any help!

Best Answered by

Oliver· Answered on May 31, 2024

Many factors could cause your NVMe SSD to show empty on your computer even though it's not, such as the files being hidden, the SSD being corrupted, file system errors, viruses or malware attacks, etc. They can all prevent the data on your NVMe SSD from being displayed.

To fix the issue, you can try reconnecting the SSD and running anti-virus software first. If they don't solve the problem, resort to a practical third-party tool, EaseUS Partition Master Free.

Free Download 

Windows 11/10/8/7100% Secure

This powerful tool can help you deal with various issues on disks and partitions. Here, I will show you a few common solutions to SSD showing empty:

Solution 1. Show the Hidden Partitions

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and go to the "Partition Manager" tab.

Step 2. Check if there's any partition with no drive letter. If there is, click the target partition and then choose "Unhide" in the feature list to show it in the File Explorer.

Solution 2. Check and Fix File System Error

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and go to the "Discovery" tab to open EaseUS CleanGenius.

Step 2. Click "Optimization" on the left panel, and then choose "File Showing."

Step 3. Choose the target drive, tick the "Check and fix file system error" option, and hit "Execute."

Step 4. After it finishes the repair process, hit "here" to view the result.

People Also Ask

How Do I Find My Western Digital Hard Disk Warranty Serial Number

If you want to check the warranty status for your Western Digital hard disk but don't know how to find the serial number, this page can help. Read on, and learn how to find Western Digital hard disk warranty serial number.


May 31, 2024

Can A Failing Hard Drive Damage My Other Drives

A hard drive getting corrupted is quite common among users. However, you may wonder, 'Can a failing hard drive damage my other drives.' Read on, and you will find the answer.


May 31, 2024

Why Can't I Transfer Large Files From One SSD to Another

Why can't I transfer large files from one SSD to another? Is my SSD broken? Check on this page and you will find the answers.


May 31, 2024

A Computer Has Multiple Hard Drives Installed, but the Second Hard Drive Does Not Show Up in Windows Explorer. What Is the Possible Problem?

A computer has multiple hard drives installed, but the second hard drive does not show up in Windows Explorer. What is the possible problem? Continue reading to find out.


May 31, 2024

How Do I Know If My Hard Drive Has Bad Sectors?

Bad sectors are the corrupted part on the hard drive. But how do I know if my hard drive has bad sectors? Is there a way to check my disk for bad sectors? Read on, and you'll find the method in this post.


May 31, 2024

Why NTFS Formmated Hard Drive Always Mounts with the File System FUSEBLK

Why my NTFS-formatted hard drive always mounts with the file system FUSEBLK? Is that normal? What Should I do to help with this issue?


May 16, 2024