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solved How can I copy my 200 GB OS partition on my HDD to my 250 GB SSD without deleting the other 1800 GB on my HDD? Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 2. Similar Threads - SATA Drive showing Laptop Hard drive sata to Pc problems beshman, Jan 17, 2017, in forum: Hardware Replies: 1 Views: 86 Triple6 Jan 17, 2017 Solved Asus 106x Cammern 157.601 weergaven 6:10 Are you unable to Shrink / Partition your C: Drive? - Duur: 3:44. check over here

EDIT: Using NTFS #1 tk149, Dec 5, 2003 buleyb Golden Member Joined: Aug 12, 2002 Messages: 1,301 Likes Received: 0 What filesystem did he use to format it (NTFS, FAT16, Discussion topics include SSD, SATA drives, USB drives, external hard drives, RAID arrays, backup, IDE drives, network attached storage (NAS), thumbdrives, Western Digital, Kingston, LaCie, and SanDisk.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General can anyone help? I'm thinking the hard disk is going bad.

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You may be able to see more of your new HDD but you may be looking at a PC upgrade before seeing all of it. I posted a link with many of the causes and solutions in the first reply to this thread. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bios or windows? Join over 733,556 other people just like you! 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space syhmpleFeb 17, 2012, 5:39 PM it's not your hard disk going bad.

I'm doing a clean install of Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit.AND I can get the full capacity to show up, only when I fully format the HDD, then leave the Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity That was the exact problem, I did not know that SATA drives had an area on them called the "Host Protected Area." I would have been replacing the drive if it I've tried checking my BIOS for large disk support, but that option is not available.My BIOS settings for SATA devices are in AHCI mode currently. Best answer fzabkarAug 25, 2012, 4:34 PM It appears that a HPA (Host Protected Area) has been created.

Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10 Re: Partition Size after Imaging Barry Secrest Dec 30, 2012 9:57 AM (in response to mistermokkori) I had a similar problem (80GB showing as 35GB) and it is now solved. If so, then you can restore your drive's full native capacity using HDAT2 or HDD Capacity Restore Tool.For example, to "change the native size" of your HDD, see page 5 of Inloggen 129 14 Vind je dit geen leuke video?

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theweathermanproAug 26, 2012, 7:14 AM Best answer selected by theweathermanpro. http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/149-gb-hardive-only-showing-10mb.php ill check when i get home. the motherboard is Gigabyte GA-K8NF-9 and Harddrive is WDCaviar 160GB SATA 8MB cache 7200. norton850, Feb 10, 2005 #4 tezcat Thread Starter Joined: Feb 10, 2005 Messages: 18 sorry for the delayed respones was out last night, in answer, I havent got to that stage Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7

Skip navigationBrowseContentPlacesPeopleBookmarksYour Reputation ActivityCommunitiesSupportIT Peer NetworkMakersLog inRegister0SearchSearchCancelError: You don't have JavaScript enabled. Click here to join today! Thanks for the suggestions, folks! this content It happens due to mother board of jumper setting.You may check out more about this here: http://www.techpavan.com/2009/04/29/hard-disk-capacity-limits-to-32-gb-solution/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Your reply was to a post

I get 465 GB of capacity.Thanks to all for everyone's help, tips, and advice!Syhmple, If I was you, I would double check your BIOS settings. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit I've tried other OS's. norton850, Feb 10, 2005 #2 tezcat Thread Starter Joined: Feb 10, 2005 Messages: 18 yeah it is sp3.

then with either OS go to control pannel/ administrative tools / computer management / disk management....

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No, create an account now. I mean common they make hard drives! Please try again now or at a later time. have a peek at these guys I had to jump through a bunch of hoops just to find his mobo on there. #7 tk149, Dec 5, 2003 (You must log in or sign up to post