If you are facing the Unknown, Not initialized error on your Windows 10 computer, read along with the article below to learn how to fix Unknown, not initialized error on Windows 10.
Taimienphi.vn recently received some reports from users saying that after installing a new SSD hard drive on the computer, the new installation drive did not appear on File Exploer.
After opening Disk Management to check, a new SSD appears, but when right-clicking on the space that has not been allocated to an SSD to partition, all options are grayed out. The following screen shows an error message “Unknown, not initialized“.
In the following article, Taimienphi.vn will guide you how to fix Unknown, Not initialized error on Windows 10.
Fix Unknown, Not initialized error on Windows 10
Usually, to fix Unknown, Not initialized error on Windows 10, the solution is to initialize the drive.
Note: Before performing the drive initialization, it should be noted that the process will wipe out the data. In other words, initializing the drive will erase the data on it. So if you have important data, you can take it to the center or use 3rd party tools to back up the data before performing the initialization.
Initialize the drive
Follow the steps below to initialize a new drive and fix Unknown, Not initialized errors:
Step 1: Open Disk Management. Right-click on the error message Unknown, not initialized, choose Initialize Disk.
Step 2: At this point, the Initialize Disk dialog box will appear, make sure your drive is selected, then select the partition type as MBR (Master Boot Record) or GPT (GUID Partition Table) and then click OK, got it to complete the process.
If you are wondering between GPT and MBR, Taimienphi.vn recommends that you choose MBR, because if you want you can still convert MBR to GPT.
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