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WINXP Detects Half The Size Of SATA Drive


Mark June 13, 2013 10:37 am Reply # Please help me guys. thanks, jasi

JaSi on January 7, 2008 6:49 pm Спасибо!!! Очень выручает эта прога. Часто приходится сталкиваться с такими проблемами по роду деятельности

Servise on January 8, 2008 4:12 Also have it formatted. Congratulations, your new drive is installed!  Now that you have installing your hard drive under your belt, you might be interested in partitioning your hard drive (that means dividing your space so http://newsgrouphosting.com/hard-drive/winxp-not-recognizing-sata-hd-full-capacity.php

It is absolutely safe to use it (I won't give any guarantee though). :) Dmitry

Dmitry Postrigan on March 24, 2008 11:34 am Iaroslav: Thanks for your feedback! :) PS. I put my laptop hard drive Seagate ST950042 0AS 500 gb (it stopped working) into external enclouser and plug into my other laptop throughr USB. Webdesign by ComputerGeekz LLC Contact Us We would love to hear from you! If the drive had data on it that you want to try and recover, we recommend NOT trying to partition or reformat the drive, as this data can be lost forever. http://superuser.com/questions/986068/windows-xp-doesnt-find-second-physical-sata-hdd-but-is-detected-in-bios-and-hir

Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity

Please try to run this program on another platform" -which I did, as well as on others of the four drives… No progress. If you are replacing your current drive and cloning it to your new drive, you will need to connect both drives. You can try plugging it into a different SATA port on the motherboard, or maybe try swapping the power connected and cable with another SATA device (like the DVD drive) and Thanks July 13, 2012 Dave I don't suppose you have an external enclosure you can try it in.

  1. Please try to run this program on another platform”.
  2. So when I get to the prompt that ask to insert a disk in A:/ the only option I have is to insert the CD… I've tried to set my BIOS
  3. Thanks!
  4. I was able to use the existing power cable.

I know that I used this disk in the past in a RAID (both in different ones), but this is long time ago and the disks working in this setup since What am I not doing right?

Johnny on November 25, 2007 6:28 pm Johnny The issue you are experiencing is related to partitions. Can anyone help? Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit My problem is that when i turn off my computer and turn it on next morning Bios no longer recognize it.

Suggestions? Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity You are not going to be able and plug the drive in and pick it up with windows or any standard software. I tried everything, including zeroing out the entire drive (took 24 hrs0 and the damn DDO is still there. I have a spinning internal hard disk for interim storage and for futzing around with stuff.

You don't want to clone your new drive with nothing on it to your old drive with all your data! Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 It should show you that it has one partition of 128 GB plus a bunch of unassigned space. my netbook says "please reboot or choose proper disk drive" and then i remove my harddrive on it to recover my files, then i connected it on my desktop via ide/sata With the WD VR300 connected to a North Bridge SATA port, the drive is never detected and on many occasions the BIOS process freezes during IDE disk identification and the system

Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity


jurgen on December 12, 2007 1:13 pm Thanks for clearing up the mystery for me. http://blog.atola.com/restoring-factory-hard-drive-capacity/ I ask because here's the setup I am faced with: Three hard drives, a new motherboard that can control up to six SATA drives, two of the drives are actual SATA Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity The drive size that the OS sees for a R5 array is (n-1n)*size. 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space Enter your wonderful program (thank you and thank google!) and it inmediately detected the wrong 69GB capacity, the correct 80GB, and allowed me to restore it.

I know just update straight to SP2 with a SP2 cd.Check out this link from M$ describing SP1 and 48 bit access.Link to site. this contact form September 14, 2011 Dave If this is an old hard drive it might have failed electrically-there's nothing you can do about that. Please advise me physical installation, formatting and set partitions to the drive. I forgot about formatting it. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8

What I did is that I rearranged the disk on the controller, but this should not cause a problem normally. Also, don't forget especially to check your chipset driver. Flag Permalink This was helpful (8) Collapse - Yes by jjmartin1340 / October 3, 2014 11:21 AM PDT In reply to: Can Windows OS use hard drives larger than two terabytes? http://newsgrouphosting.com/hard-drive/won-t-see-sata-2-drive.php Or am I looking at some problem with the motherboard SATA connections.

This should resolve the issue. External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb If the power supply is insufficient, the drives might be causing it to fail when they begin spinning up. Is there something I am missing here?

There has to be a way to switch S-ATA ports into "Normal" or "Compatible" or "Legacy" mode (as opposed to "Native").

Can't find your answer ? David Morgan December 22, 2015 6:05 pm Reply # Well downloaded the surface scanner……does not function..just sits there,, pushing various buttons (mount,, nothing,,,scan,, please mount a drive first, etc.. I plug the new hdd to powersorce and sata socket and when i turn on the pc i can feel it runing, but when i enter in device manager i see Hard Disk Space Showing Less Than Actual This is your hard drive failing.

I hope you had backups. One point though, an error initially suggested I should try it on another platform, and check the BIOS for HPA settings. Then I decided that I would try dual booting with ubuntu 9.10. http://newsgrouphosting.com/hard-drive/xp-pro-cannot-see-my-120gb-sata-drive-when-using-a-pci-controller.php I had Hitachi 1 TB (SATA) problem with it turning into 32 MB brick, it was on Gigabyte motherboard (recent one), appears to be a bug specific to them.

When I tried to print a document from my laptop to the attached printer it gave me an error message saying there was print spooling problem. Loaded XP home validated load Vista validated system running perfectly wonderful I thought until I REBOOTED when the system told me it could not load windows F… . thank you

Billy on October 10, 2007 10:46 pm And something else too. Without the delay, all drives are listed and the system operates properly. 5 1/11/2010 (6:10 am) by awesomeo awesomeo (2229 Posts) Usually right after memory testing, USB devices and drives

If you can get it to be recognized in the BIOS, you could grab a copy of Hitachi DFT and test it. 19 3/4/2010 (10:59 pm) by Astickywicket Astickywicket (3 Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Yep by coastie65 / October 3, 2014 12:05 PM PDT In reply to: Can Windows OS use hard drives larger than two terabytes? Finding the manager and getting it to format so I could see it on my computer was the missing step. Not all IDE/SATA adapters are supported though.

After 30 minutes, drive comes comes there (in logic disks) in disk management area as "2048 GB Unallocated" with label as "disk0 Unknown". You will be prompted during the first part of setup to partition and format your drive; if you are using Windows 2000, XP or Vista, make sure to use the NTFS i've restarted my computer but it doesnt take any effect. Reply Nunyabiz says: November 14, 2008 at 9:30 am If this guide was honestly too much for you or anyone with more than a room temp IQ to understand then you

How do I get my computer to recognize it. I tried the SeaTools for DOS that Seagate said would fix it. Reply Johnny says: December 6, 2008 at 5:19 pm Not sure what all the fuss was about in some of your earlier posts, but you made this post easy to understand. Having said that, this is a great article, A+.

anyways, don't think in any case drive should crash that bad!

alex on August 7, 2008 10:09 pm Dear friend! They should work with any IDE device, but not always. 9 1/13/2010 (7:09 pm) by awesomeo awesomeo (2229 Posts) It seems that the lights are controlled by Gigabyte's Dynamic Energy