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sturmJul 3, 2006, 7:33 PM Quote: Install a drive over 128GB in a system running service pack 1 and see what it recognizes it as, I'll bet you can only access Type the characters you see in this image: Try different image Continue shopping Conditions of Use Privacy Policy © 1996-2014, Amazon.com, Inc. vulefuJul 3, 2006, 7:53 PM Quote: Has anybody any idea why a 500GB HDD would appear as 128GB? Wheeliebean replied Feb 1, 2017 at 2:01 AM Wordpress.com vs wordpress.org... http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/maxtor-hard-drive-help.html

Spider111, Aug 7, 2007 #6 babbleon Thread Starter Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 7 Taking the jumper off didn't work. i'm really confused, i'm just trying to get this thing working asap, this is the same xp sp3 i used on my old computer, this computer did come with vista, but There's debate as to whether NTFS is faster (I think it is), but it also supports additional security features like file permissions, and can typically make more efficient use of larger somehow during surfing compying some data from other sources it got infected and then I thought of formatting it.

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What I was asking is how the external drive connects to your computer.The totals for the external far exceed to capacity of a 500GB drive. (1174GB) The online could refer to Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. You need to right click on the drive in the lower pane, and you should see this menu: Important: the next step will delete everything on the drive. Looking at the partition, I see an unknown partition.

Fred Kirchner February 10, 2010 1:39 PM I follow your instructions on how to partition my new external hard drive up to the point of "DELETING PARTITION". So simply formatting an existing HDD Partition will not change its size.It appears the HDD in question was Partitioned originally in a system that did not support LBA48 and drives larger Motherboard BIOS settings first then think about the hard drives partitioning/OS installing...Supported OS Win 2000 with SP3 and above if SP4 well and good. /XP Pro SP3 is out now so Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit The hard drive inside is a Western Digital WD5000AAKS Caviar SE16.

SP2 was the likely problem. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8 Based on ccl's comment in the discussion thread, you can download the converters to convert the drive between a Secure CD+HDD and the regular HDD. Only internal drives show.?? Mark J September 13, 2011 10:31 AM @Jeff If you plug an external hard drive into a USB port, the computer will normally assign a drive letter.

I cannot copy anything on the hard disk now.Pls help! Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 The question is whether it's possible to replace the drive inside the case with another SATA drive. Question? I use an orgional xp install disk.

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can you help please Sunil September 29, 2011 11:53 PM Hi. Get More Info There's no way i can go through all the folders and put all these things in there right locations. I want to split it into 40% FAT 60% NTSF. Is it MaxBlast 4 or MaxBlast 5? Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

Been there done that many times. No other partition was shown. The overhead of compressing and decompressing files is no longer significant with today's processor speeds. useful reference mnr Vlatko December 2, 2009 2:21 AM Hello,Please help !!!

hell_spawnSep 30, 2007, 3:08 AM *if in windows*right click on my computer --> click manage in the new window that opens up in the left pane select storage --> disk managementin External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb But the size is already established - you do NOT set the size with FORMAT. Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Seagate Storage Related Resources 128gb Sandisk ultrafit only showing 115gb available?

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before the problem,my HDD appeared as drive H: In Device Manager say:"This device(WD PP III Studio II USB) is working properly" disk: disk 1 type:unknown location: 0 capacity: 476938 unallocated space: What OS? I happen to have a Maxtor DiamondMax 10 6L300S0 300 GB SATA150 HDD that I could use for this test. Hard Disk Space Showing Less Than Actual It should show you that it has one partition of 128 GB plus a bunch of unassigned space.

vasu May 7, 2010 11:37 AM I HAVE 250GB EXTER. babbleon, Aug 14, 2007 #14 win2kpro Joined: Jul 19, 2005 Messages: 11,670 You have to access BIOS and look through BIOS. installing drivers from wd site I wouldn't be half as frustrated if it hadn't been working properly before this.Plus-ALL data is on my HDD,and I don`t even know if it is this page All rights reserved.

I strongly recommend that you get an external USB drive and backup to that. 16-Jan-2011 izad February 27, 2011 9:09 PM if i have 500gb xternal hdisk, and i want divide Two of the small screws are shown in the photo below. Before disassembling your own HybridDrive, note that you will void the warranty sticker that is on the bottom of the drive (see photo below). Is a single partition more advantageous?

It is connected via the 16-bit USB control via SATA. Drivers are fine too,Device Manager say-no conflict,everything is good... FDISK? tdubbersJun 29, 2006, 3:50 AM Install a drive over 128GB in a system running service pack 1 and see what it recognizes it as, I'll bet you can only access 128GB.

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