Remove A Missing Drive Hangs "Not Responding" RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am running WHS1 on an HP MediaSmart system.

    One of my pool drives has failed, and after a series of unsuccessful attempts to remove it, all of which report insufficient storage, I have given up and physically uninstalled it.

    It now shows in the Server Storage list as "missing", so after rebooting my server, I run the Remove a Hard Drive WIzard. The progress bar moves almost  immediately to 90+% and stops there. "Calculating sizes" cycles continuously, but no graphic shows. Eventually this process stops, and I have to click the wizard dialogue box to start it again.

    After a series of these repeats, the whole thing freezes with "not responding" on the wizard title bar.

    At this point, I can sit and look at the screen for hours, or I can reboot the server, and repat the exercise, to no avail.

    Any advice would be welcomed. Thanks.

    Regards... Bernard

    Monday, April 7, 2014 7:21 AM