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Solved: HDD 160gb->127gb :(


The HDD Capacity Restore Tool can only restore the factory default but since that one is wrong it doesn't work for me.

Roger on May 2, 2008 9:25 am Roger: Also 160GB, all register as 149GB. it says the hdd is already at factory 250 capacity, and after i ran the software the drive dissapared from ‘my computer'. My mind is in vegetative state when I see posts written by idiots > like YOU.

And samsung nope..... in less than a minute including the installing of the software I got the full capacity of the drive ! will need to try this ASAP. Is there a patch or something I need or something I need to configure? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/full-size-of-160gb-hdd-not-recognized-when-formatting-with-win-xp-sp2.87443/

Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity

Check your vendors web site for the installation software for the HD, or go to support.microsoft.com and type in your vendor make and model of the hard drive. Please try to run this program on another platform" -which I did, as well as on others of the four drives… No progress. They have the raid control built into the motherboard, I dont know if yours has one, or if you can get a card seperate for it. Sep 24, 2007 #6 soheilrz Banned Topic Starter alphnumeric said: Have you tried running the Maxblast software on that drive?

  1. I would have gotten to 80GB drives as it would be faster as there is less to search, also you have a 50/50 chance of saving you work should a drive
  2. I've been using it, but am heading into a large editing job, and while I could just go buy a big drive I hate wasting the left over part.
  3. I think this topic has been well represented int the Windows thread.Click to expand...
  4. Any ideas ……I would love to know what was causing the size to change.
  5. Tom S. 0 Message Author Comment by:crocco ID: 126016222004-11-16 Thx all for the comments! @nobus: the drive is Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 (6Y160PO) @Cyber-Dude: I'm not sure if I should
  6. But then it is not sensible to have the system and everything else on a single partition of such size.
  7. I have a Seagate ST380021A 80gig hard drive with Windows 2000 SP3 (or it is SP4?) installed on it.
  8. Cheers, KevS Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 09-02-2008, 11:36 PM #22 tosh9i TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Aug 2006 Posts: 4,099 OS: Windows 7 $33 AUD!!!
  9. Although the BIOS screen "screamed" it was 10248 megs (which I knew was NOT true).

You can slipstream SP2 with XP to a new installation CD. The OS has since been changed and a SATA HDD is added as follows: OS=> Win XP, SP2 MoBo=> ASUS A7N8X-E Socket A (462) purchased 2005. now, everything ran smoothly until i tried to install dvb-s card driver. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit I need a full refresh system here... :) Cyber 0 LVL 88 Overall: Level 88 Storage 34 Message Assisted Solution by:rindi rindi earned 250 total points ID: 125917562004-11-16 Open "Administrative

In this case there is nothing you can do about that. Manufacturers take 160GB = 160,000,000,000. There only seems to be another (small) problem somewhere, a part of your OS doesn't return the correct size. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/21208091/stuck-at-127GB-on-160GB-HDD.html Installing the SP after the fact is a bit late.

XP and Vista handle hard drives in the same way so what's said here about Vista also applies to XP : http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.js...00dd04090aRCRD Keep us posted. 09-04-2008, 05:03 AM #24 Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 With disk manager he says c/ (c:) partition basic ntfs healthy(system) 128,00GB 94.89GB But underneath it says disk1 c/ (c:) 298.09GB ntfs healty(system). The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to post Please use English characters only. They will use their own DCO tools to lock capacity to 40GB.

Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8

How can I restore its full capacity?" There are several common reasons of why your hard drive might lose some megabytes or even gigabytes: Your Operating System does not support LBA48 http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f16/solved-30-gigabytes-missing-from-160gb-hdd-285331-2.html How do you have a 100% chance of saving your work with raid? Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity ashjas, Mar 29, 2008, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 15 Views: 759 ashjas Mar 31, 2008 Re: Slow access time with Seagate SATA HDD R. Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity Had to power off, power on.

I tried using MHDD but it kept telling me to re-power the drive. I discovered that I just needed to format the drive and assignt it to a letter which was eventually doable (to think I got an A* in English...) with the right And samsung nope..... After the program finishes working (3—20 seconds), you will need to power off your PC, then wait 10—20 seconds and then power on. 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space

If yes how do i???? Similar Threads Is it possible to access an XP hdd from another hdd with a fresh xp install Adam, Oct 2, 2003, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 2 Views: 329 I spent more then 2 weeks breaking my head why my hdd showed only half of the capacity. Thank you.

Guest U¿ytkownik Sleepless in Seattle napisa³: > Your brain is still in a vegetative state I see. External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb My WD 80Gb NTFS became 32Gb after playing with different tools such as Partition Magic and many others. we suck, here!

Without regards, PlayerOne ...:::PlayerOne:::..., Feb 26, 2005 #11 Sleepless in Seattle Guest Maybe you could repost so we can all re-examine the stupidity of your comments. -- Jonah "...::layerOne:::..." <>

No, it isn't "fatally" late. I spent more than 14 hours, and your tool made it in a second :)

Iaroslav Tsaryk on March 23, 2008 2:28 am Terry: This program does not perform any EDIT: oh yeah, I was running 98SE, if that makes a difference. Hard Disk Space Showing Less Than Actual Apr 23, 2007 | ASUS P4PE/L (ASU49J) Motherboard Not finding what you are looking for?

Update May 24, 2008: Many people ask if this this tool formats the hard drive and/or erases the data. I guess I will give it a try for sure. http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic36678.html Sep 26, 2007 #10 alphnumeric TS Rookie Posts: 173 soheilrz said: Hi, I appreciate your suggestion, however I have tried to stay away from 3rd party solution, thinking for No data will be affected by this operation, but I cannot provide any guarantee.

Sep 26, 2007 #14 soheilrz Banned Topic Starter Thanks for the link. Your disk is fully recognized and also fully usable. You cannot get the full 320Gb capacity because the BIOS can only support a maximum of 127Gb.You only hope is a BIOS firmware upgrade that can support 320Gb. Would it be possible to set up two firewire drives like that?