Recovering Data from Not Recognizing SSD Drive on Windows

Written by Lucy John on April 18, 2023

Is your Windows not recognizing SSD drive or any external drives? This is the common question with user when their drive doesn't get recognized. Sometimes it is easy and sometimes its complicated. By reading this page, you will get some idea to fix it.

Let us consider a situation: “I have 3TB SSD hard drive to save all my personal files and some entertainment program on it. All was going fine, but strangely my Windows OS upgraded to the new version automatically which made SSD drive unrecognized and content in it became inaccessible. How to retrieve data from SSD drive which is not recognized in Windows computer? Any kind of reliable suggestions is welcomed!!!”

'Windows doesn't recognize SSD drive' is controversial error which needs some research to be done. Some will thinks that automatic update make the drive unrecognised and few suggests using DISKPART command to solve this problem. Some average users decides that it seems to be impossible to recover data from unrecognized SSD drive.

Here are few solution when SSD drive is not detected on Windows:

Check for drive letter and the partition, if possible try to retrieve data. If the SSD drive is not recognized by OS then verify the drive is detected by BIOS. If Bios was not useful then check whether the power and data cables are connected properly. If still the problem persist, try to detect in another computer. If none of these method works then it is recommended to use Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to restore information from SSD drive that is not recognized on Windows.

Software to recover files from unrecognized SSD drive on Windows:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software can recover data from unrecognized SSD drive in Windows operating system. Its powerful scanning algorithms to recover files from damaged SSD drives without causing any problem to file content. It is designed to get back documents, Excel sheets, PDF, presentation files, generic media files, compressed files and other file types from formatted or inaccessible drive. It can easily retrieve data from computer hard drives having ATA, IDE, SATA, SCSI, PATA and other interfaces. It supports file recovery from formatted partitions or storage drives with FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems. Along with SSD drives, this utility can recover data from memory card, pen drives, portable hard drive and many other storage drives. This utility is compatible on MS Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

How to use software?


  • Avoid saving new files to unrecognized SSD drive until you recover data from it
  • Avoid improper ejection of SSD drive from host device while copying or accessing its data

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