I had done everything that I should have done to make this work except try it in the computer. Events Engage with our story face to face. contrasted with LinuxWhile Windows systems suffer from the MBR's constraints, Macs and 64-bit Linux machines have no issues using or booting from 3TB drives. I'm facing the same problem with XP Andy Wilson January 16, 2013 at 3:24 am It worked for me, I had exactly the same problems using an external hard drive caddy. Source
Jeff in Toronto October 14, 2011 at 10:31 am Thank you VERY much - this worked for me!! Formatting Windows 8? Bottom line is if you have any one partition more than 2.2 Tb you would have to install 8.1 using different, often complicated methods/GPT partition types come in to play. After the format failures I fired up diskmgmt.msc and noted that it was now being reported as a 746Gb disk when the bios showed it as it's true 2.7 (3TB) size. https://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/50491-formatting-3tb-hdd-windows-8-1-pro-install.html
Windows Setup: Installing using the MBR or GPT partition style Thank you for the help!!! We have a high-speed scanner at work.) For something like National Geographic, it's really not worth the hassle when you can just buy the DVD set. Rebooted and was able to see the full drive using Win 7 64-bit drive management utility. I read articles for days on how to fix it.
make the front end (left) side 1tb and the remainder behind the partition. (When I rebooted windows disk check utility told me i had to check that drive for errors but I have another mirrored set of drives to make sure I have my data if something happens. Every other OS does this correctly. Created simple volume and now formatting!
Thanks! HOWEVER I should have clarified that data that may be stored on the harddrive will be lost. Intel seems to have re-organized their downloads so the linked previously posted links to RST now don't work. this page Upgrade An Easy Way to Bigger and Better.
only 64-bit Vista and 7 support it during the boot process.(now also 8 and 10).... I also updated my Bios to Latest A13 version from Dell Site. AprÃ¨s ce travail, il ne refusera pas une bonne petite biÃ¨re! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Good evening :) by kimsland9 / October 10, 2014 11:07 PM PDT In reply to: Can Windows OS use hard drives larger than
I upgraded the BIOS on my DELL Inspiron 660. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1913961/install-windows-partition-3tb-hdd.html All times are GMT -5. 3tb Hard Drive Windows 10 I would have never thought of this, since my older 9.x version of RST showed the full drive. Seagate Discwizard If you are running 64 bit and I can only speak to ASUS, there is an unlocker utility you can use to open things up ( disk unlocker ).
Your PC will start up much faster this way. this contact form See the Wikipedia article here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table. Your diagnosis and solution solved this in about five minutes. Kind of at a loss as what to try next as this is the only fix I've come across for the problem and it doesn't work for me. Gpt Vs Mbr
MONDO GECKO November 12, 2013 at 10:54 am none of these things you guys did worked what so ever.. Kudos to those of you that could download the update and were done, mine was a little trickier and wanted to share the "fix" Becki June 5, 2012 at 3:33 pm Absolubly! http://extrawebsolution.com/hard-drive/how-to-unlock-hard-drive-windows-10.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (8) Collapse - Windows 7 Backup & Restore not supported higher than 2.1TB by harveyd / October 11, 2014 9:53 AM PDT In reply to: Seriously?
Like before I should have been clear, and not assume that every other person think like I do. Just updated RST to latest version and my WD Caviar Green 3TB worked perfect. dino June 10, 2012 at 5:53 pm I bought a green WD 3TB harddisk.
I say "auxiliary" because you can boot Windows from a 3TB drive only if it's 64-bit Vista or 64-bit Windows 7--and then, only if you have a PC with an EFI/UEFI Thanks Johnny Ravi February 12, 2013 at 4:29 am Any solution? But, as always, whatever makes you happy is the way to go. This fixed my problem with my Dell XPS-8300 and a WD 3TB HD.
by Alain Martel / October 3, 2014 11:23 AM PDT In reply to: Can Windows OS use hard drives larger than two terabytes? Most 32-bit Linux distributions also support 3TB drives, without requiring an EFI/UEFI BIOS. Still after all this, it was no go. Check This Out I have a WD Green 3TB inside a Welland Turbo Leopard enclosure and I can only get it to show up as 746GB.
That difference is the key to understanding how to fix the issue. For his day job, Patrick is a management consultant focused in the technology industry and has worked with numerous large hardware and storage vendors in the Silicon Valley. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 7, 2015 12:35 PM PDT In reply to: 4Tb HD on Asus The Asus unlocker is noted at http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1623901/asus-p7p55d-handle-4tb-hdd.html along with other ideas. Works great!
Here's a new link to them: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?lang=eng&ProductFamily=Software+Products&ProductLine=Chipset+Software&ProductProduct=Intel%C2%AE+Rapid+Storage+Technology+(Intel%C2%AE+RST) McLovin September 23, 2013 at 12:51 pm Thank you. What would I have to do to make this work? by Flatworm / October 3, 2014 12:44 PM PDT In reply to: Can Windows OS use hard drives larger than two terabytes? Matt February 11, 2012 at 1:39 pm How can I get this installed into a Windows MediaSmart ex490 box?
The PC is running very slow at Startup and advises E: drive is "full". Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self Assembled OS Windows 8.1 Pro X64 CPU Intel COre i5 4440 Motherboard Gigabyte H97M-DS3P Memory Corsair Vengeance 4GB DDR3 Graphics Card Sapphire Redeon R7 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 4Tb HD on Asus by uneekguy / September 7, 2015 12:31 PM PDT In reply to: Yep Hey Coastie65,I have an Older ASUS Thanks.
After I installed this new driver, it still showed up the same 746gb unallocated issue i had in the beginning.
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