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gigi says: 7 years ago I had my hardisk formatted by Euronics. Just use the HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool from DJ ACID's link.Thanks againBobThu, 09 Sep 2010 12:49:03 +0000 On Windows Vista and Windows 7 systems I boot with Ubuntu to Sound Card: Pioneer VSX-519V + Yamaha YHT-270 / sennheiser HD595/518 + bob marley zion's Power Supply: Corsair HX 750i (Platinum, fan off til 300W) Mouse: Logitech G403 + $2 blue mousepad Seagate's only error was in not clarifying that Microsoft's interpretation of "GB" is wrong. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/seagate-200gb-only-see-128gb.html

I hope he has fixed his problems by now bydesignSep 30, 2007, 7:34 AM PaulC2K said: Has anybody any idea why a 500GB HDD would appear as 128GB? This would explain the 128gb size.If you need to go the clone route for the OS in the MDD, clone the sister to a smaller drive, install into the MDD (along I lost 22GB, and I assume that hard drive "system volume information" won't be as big as 1GB. This will also work with Win Vista Start>Accessories then Right-click on Command Prompt then choose: "Run as Administrator".

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For example, if you format a 1TB drive, you might perform the conversion and end up with only 500 MB of space. These are saved via the Sony server and all it takes to retrieve them is a simple Sync. Lydie says: 8 years ago Heh guys, Thanks for the life saving tip.

You have to format. I got a 2 tera hdd with data on it.I partitioned it using Partition Magic (1 tera per partition). After hours of frustration today, finally I was able to reformat the external hard drive to FAT32! External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb Semmli says: 7 years ago Neither method worked for me.

Finish. 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space The OS? Easy way to format to FAT32. http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/320gb-hard-drive-turned-298gb-after-formatting.148083/ It's like SwissKnife is a program that performs a whole metric ass-ton of functions.

I just used the debug version. Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 FAT32formatter knows how to correctly format it to 1TB. and then I tried swissknife and the program crashed. What's with the negative numbers?

500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space

What an absurd problem with SwissKnife.

Now type in the following command at the prompt: format /FS:FAT32 X: Replace the letter X with the letter of your external hard drive in Windows. Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity Sux and i dont think there is any way around it Will says: 8 years ago So… If I reformat my external hard drive, in either the cammand prompt way or Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity Acronis still works, and nice instruction list...glenn tamuraTue, 15 Mar 2011 16:17:45 +0000 ACRONIS 2011 works perfect!Thanks for your post David!

In other words for example, if it existed, a 2TB drive? http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/solved-win-2000-says-a-320gb-drive-is-only-128gb.html I have tried numerous software, via links provided in this thread. I had the 2012 version and couldn't find the Add New Disc option.So best find a 2009 version but it WORKED!!! Get the answer Nitro350ZJun 28, 2006, 12:33 AM I think we should assume he ment in the OS PaulC2KJun 28, 2006, 12:36 AM Hi,Thanks for those replies, i did spot a Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8

too late to be of by VAPCMD / April 28, 2009 12:25 PM PDT In reply to: Solution for your problem any help I'm afraid.And according to your reference ..which is You'll find that it's slow but the result is perfect. oy says: 8 years ago I figured out how to SwissKnife V3 after 3 days of hard work. get redirected here Microsoft is not wrong.

You can find the 2009 version with a bit of gogling. Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10 But someone said it's Microsoft's fault. thanks a lot.ZanyarFri, 24 Aug 2012 04:07:09 +0400 simple, useful on a 500 GB on windows XPno nameFri, 24 Aug 2012 16:04:45 +0400 That's all great except that you can't format

Matt says: 7 years ago Paul - thank you!

That was the best advice on how to format a hard drive to FAT32. newbee101 says: 8 years ago question for all… will formatting to fat32 cause me to lose my current data on my external hard drive? Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe). 2. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit I have had to back up my data off my PS3 as it is borked.

VERY useful if you bought a computer with an OS installed and you want to create another partition for backups (for instance, when using Norton Ghost). Last edited: Jun 30, 2011 Jun 30, 2011 at 4:23 AM #19 microtrash New Member Joined: Mar 17, 2008 Messages: 33 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 6 Location: Montreal, Canada System Specs System Erick says: 7 years ago I just had the hardest time trying to format my external hard drive. useful reference that would be faster right?

And how to rectifiy it. I would suggest not checking Quick Format so that way the entire drive is completely overwritten and you're starting from scratch. HD's out there. Microsoft made the mistake by not updating it, not Seagate.

The only place where the industry (excluding Microsoft) uses base 2 is in RAM, not flash memory, not hard drives, not optical disks, not solid state drives, nothing. If you want to use this Instructions for Windows Vista make sure you know what your "volume label" is. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Formatted new 250 gb hard drive, only 32 gb shows up The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is FAT32 also has a limit of 65 K entries in a directory (FAT16 was 512 files).

Partitioned it perfectly and now I'm safely scooping off my save games. But I don't get this one. You may be able to see more of your new HDD but you may be looking at a PC upgrade before seeing all of it. Partition magic never did work for me and this is the fist solution that has worked Mandy says: 8 years ago Okay so I have tried just about everything from all

The "sister machine" that I cloned off was an G4 - M8493 - could this be it? This program will allow you to do that. My Disk 'E' (960 GB) I formated in NTFS, where I can store all my things. Paul.

Comment: * File attachment is optional. When you start up your ps3 it will prompt you to format your new HD.