Error Code details
Severity: Error 
Component: Storage Foundation Windows 
Failed to write the disk signature.

This message is displayed if you try to use a newly-installed disk that does not have a signature on it. You cannot use an unsigned disk.


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Last Modified: 2012-03-09 23:44:22 PDT
Platform: Windows Server 2003 (x86-64), Windows Server 2003 (IA-64), Windows Server 2003 (x86-32), Windows Server 2008 (x86-64), Windows Server 2008 (IA-64), Windows Server 2008 (x86-32), Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Release: Generic
  1. Use the DiskPart command-line disk partition utility to set the disk to read/write access. Enter:

    DISKPART> select disk disk_number
    DISKPART> attribute disk clear readonly

    Note: If the problem persists, check the event log and report the problem to the hardware storage vendor.
  2. Use the Write Signature command to add the signature. Right-click the unsigned disk, and then click Write Signature.

For more information, see the following Microsoft knowledge base article:


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