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Thank you so much and have a good day!! BUT, after powering down and powering up I enter the BIOS of my motherboard and ,to my surprise, I found my HD capacity short of 243 megs !!!!!! How do I set this hard drive up in as a second drive on another computer in order to use your program and restore the full capacity? If I INITIALIZE DISK with Computer Management->Disk Management, but not FORMAT, is there a tool to recover what was on the drive?

KW on July 19, 2008 9:58 am well visit

Therefore capacity cannot be recovered. Usually this area is not bigger than 10 megabytes, so there is nothing to worry about. What we had here was a problem, I live in a very remote part of Honduras Central America and would have to drive hundreds of miles through rivers, jungle, and sprend I followed your instrucion and i got back my 3TB external HDD in no time !

Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity

This way may be not a good way to go. will it be possible to use usb mass storage devices in the future?

pedro on August 2, 2007 2:28 pm pedro: Sorry, you will have to remove the hard drive And the Samsung which isnt showing its full capacity When i try and use your tool and click on the Samsung drive it tells me that the drive must be on And here it comes to the functions illustrated respectively.

When I run your program it is detecting my primary drive and the trouble one (displaying correctly as 320gb). if i reboot it shows up again but still at 127gig.

kevin on July 2, 2008 7:40 am Solved my problem with SATA drive with an adapter from Addonics in Hope this helps. Hard Disk Partitioning And Formatting Procedure Pdf Sometimes a very broken hard drive may report wrong capacity.


Bill Diachuk on August 20, 2007 1:36 am Hello Bill, I am not a big SCSI guru, but SCSI hard drives have the possibility to reduce the capacity when Go to Disk Management and right click on your C: drive and select Extend Volume. no partition. Thanks in advance.

Sunil on November 6, 2007 11:41 pm Hi, I have a Sata hdd 320G installed win xp and serivce pack 2, on drive.

I turned the disk back and got a new one, just to realise that after the cloning, happened the exact same thing. How To Remove Partition On External Hard Drive My 500Gb external hard drive shows only 232 GB on Disk Managment and on my Mac Disk Utility. Once I put it on it's own IDE channel, can I boot from the primamry drive and run your program on this drive? I spent more then 2 weeks breaking my head why my hdd showed only half of the capacity.

Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

So I won't have to defrag it often. other I went here... Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity Do I have the right version? 500gb Hard Disk Partition Size The firmware was indeed for MPG3102AT-E and the firmware was updated to ver.9211.

Didn't work; I don't know why. view publisher site Please try to run this program on another platform”. Is this a non-destructive format? XP detected it as only 32gb. External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb

Many system Bios are not up to date, by the time you get the new pc up and running an update is already out. My 2.5″ laptop 250gb wd hdd lost 100gb after messing with Norton ghost and partition manager. Create partition on hard drive 4. click for more info Checked BIOS my disc was now showing 33.8gb instead off 250gb.

Once I started to use this for recovery all the data in the Hard disk has been removed and now it is showing only 32GB capacity overall not 750GB..How can I How To Remove A Partition On A Hard Drive Windows 7 Other games work fine only... So I had to pull out an old PATA hard drive, install windows XP32bit on it, install SP3, install the latest nvidia force3 drivers, and hdd capcity restore.

And since its gooing to be used just for data, I shouldn't have to format it for a long time.

ST380013AS FIRMWARE 8.12 80 GIG SATA DRIVE THAT IS NOT WORKING -WILL NOT SHOW UP ON BOOT SCREEN {SET-UP}.THIS HAPPENED AFTER TRYING TO RESTORE FROM A GHOST BACKUP.I ABORTED THE PROCESS nagabathula1984 said: Hello, I have purchased recently Toshiba External Hard disk of 750GB capacity along with the New Toshiba Laptop. I did everything, updated the BIOS of my mobo (Gigabyte X38-DS5) and nothing happened. How To Remove Partition On Hard Drive Windows 8 When I start HDD Capacity Restore and choose my PRI MASTER IDE drive (that is a WD1200JB) to restore, it says me: "The drive you choosen is used and cannot be

still not sure how it did it.This may also work if your hard drive doesn't even show up in the My Computer windowYou have to delete any partition on the disk There is some OnTrack software on the drive which kicks in at boot and that is probably why I have been able to use it fully. Also, sometimes a damaged Master Boot Record may cause the BIOS and/or the Operating System to misdetect the true hard drive capacity. check these guys out Similar Threads - Formating 30GB single Forum Date Worth re-formatting Core2-era rig?


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