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Could that be something wrong with my XP cd? How do you do that? Reply Robin says: January 18, 2009 at 9:00 am Nice guide, but you tell vista doesnt show the HD till you format it. Dmitry

Dmitry Postrigan on August 2, 2007 2:37 pm Hi, just looking around your site and tried this program one of my drives says …'locked with ATA password" what is have a peek at this web-site

I have a spare one which i utilize as of time while awaiting for its replacement. Thanks, hope to hear from you or another one of the commenters soon. Is there any other things I should try?

Eugene on May 27, 2008 9:11 am Hi, I have a Fujitsu MPG3102AT-E hard drive connected to one (of my early PCs) The computer bios recognizes the two hard drives, but Windows does not see the second hard drive. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/250-gig-sata-only-reads-as-127gig-in-windows-but-reads-full-250gig-in-bios-what-do-i.45455/

Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity

again Please and thank you.

woods5150 on March 3, 2008 1:59 am The best piece of software I have ever downloaded. then with either OS go to control pannel/ administrative tools / computer management / disk management.... From reading your article, it sounds like I will have to format all data off the drive if I want it to be recognised by Windows? My thanks go to Dmitry Postrigan.

Nicol on September 28, 2007 3:51 pm Messed up my Toshiba 2.5, 60gb using some hard disk utilies.

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices CNET Reviews Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Klahn on June 15, 2008 7:50 pm Hi Dimitry, in addition to my first reply: Today I´ve tried run HDD Capacity Restore on another PC, to restore my boot drive. The hard drives have applications that I can't replace. Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 Much needed.

IDE, SATA, SCSI? Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity Jumper Setting limiting Hard Drive SpaceA minimal mistake of inserting the jumper into hard disk jumper block will result in limiting the hard disk capacity to 32GB if HDD is of I think anyone who is attempting to install a new hard drive themselves should embrace the inner geek and get the job done properly… Not that something like this even requires http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/279789-32-shows-bios Consult with manufacturer's instructions and set jumpers to the proper position. 2.

but thanks for your software, it may be work with others hdd.

Anonymous on May 11, 2008 7:15 am heya, thx to u, 1000GB back, but my windows displays a External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb SomeJoe7777Oct 10, 2006, 10:35 PM You need two things to make Windows XP see large drives (>137 GB / 127 GiB)1. The best solution is to go into your setup menu and format the third hard drive to correspond to the primary hard drive. If you did not use a controller card, enter the BIOS (usually by pressing the F1, F2, F10, F12, or Delete key when you see the Power-On Self-Test or the manufacturer

Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

I did need to explore a little after using the wizard to find I had to right click on the new driver in the manager window to start the formating process Reply Grail says: January 20, 2009 at 12:54 pm this guide is … what can I say? Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity Even I could understand it………… Once again, many thanks. 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space All I want to do is get the info off the drive and toss it.

Thanks again!!

Lilia on December 18, 2007 1:21 am I just want to say HUGE thanks for creation of this great utility! Check This Out Cheers Tim Reply Donny says: January 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm Fantastic article!! Now Windows xp will only see 137GB on this drive. Xp Tablet 2005, Old Ide Hard Drive, Not Recognizing Hdd Trying to do a fresh install for someone on his gateway tablet (cx2610). Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10

At this point, you may want to make some quick sketches of just how everything is in there: Which direction is everything facing? please lat me know… Thanks Reply Mario says: February 18, 2008 at 5:45 pm Dumb question??… Since the "S" in SATA stands for "serial", can 2 SATA drives be connected in Computer recognizes both drives. Source Posted On: Aug 26, 06 at 10:01am .

if it's xp upgrade it to at least SP2.. Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 10 How do you format a HD that you cant see then? All is good except for the fact that my hard drive has a "C" and an "I".

where is the other 3gb ????

spike on July 20, 2008 4:10 pm Exxxxxxcellant!

Software Installation/Cloning Now that your new drive is installed, we can move on and get it set up with Windows. It is best to leave the case cover off for now in case you need to fiddle with something or troubleshoot the installation. Replaced my ATAPI DVD drive with this combination and the drive was recognized. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit 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

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. HDD Capacity Restore Tool We've came up with a freeware tool that handles LBA48 mode setting as well as HPA and DCO features. 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 have a peek here When i try to restore the Raptor's capacity i get an error saying the device is currently in use and that i should try to remove it from the device manager.

Look HERE. I wont stress over the loss of such a small amount of gb. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Formatted new 250 gb hard drive, only 32 gb shows up by kermit12 / September 1, 2006 8:56 AM PDT In reply to: Can't Access Flash Drive Free Space I tinkered with this drive previously by installing ubuntu on it (just to see how fast it would run) and now i'm left with this

Do your search for external hard drive shell/case.googd luck with it. I found an easy workaround is install on a smaller drive, install SP6, set EnableBigLBA, then make a backup with Acronis True Image (google for "free acronis true image.) Then attach Reply Alejandro says: August 3, 2008 at 8:19 pm I Have A Compaq Presario SR5130NX with a Western Digital Caviar SE (SATA) Hard Drive (Vista).

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