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This 120-Gig Drive Is Now Only 48 Gigs


But if the SSD can't hold the programs or games, it's sort of stupid to have it. Why is it saying that? Exactly what I've said in every post now. ...Just so I continue to bat 1000: Put everything on your SSD if you can!No, no. Please Remove Manualy in Device Manager and try again! http://fmcproducts.net/hard-drive/sure-delete-fills-hard-drive-with-300-gigs.php

Just my comments - good tool though. I routinely get to about 120GB on my boot/OS drive. In that scenario, maybe the OS on the SSD is ideal. 56 posts • 12Next Ars Technica > Forums > Hardware & Tweaking > Other Hardware Jump to: Select a forum Windows was mounting this recovered partition as a NTFS partition showing me the C drive of the brand new setup (which was kind of useless to me, since I wanted all https://forums.techguy.org/threads/this-120-gig-drive-is-now-only-48-gigs.505587/

Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity

TheVelourFog Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Registered: Nov 27, 2001Posts: 9441 Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:32 pm I don't think anyone is disputing that's the best. The only reason for wanting to know what went bad is that kind of knowledge is sometimes useful in future troubleshooting. The other desktop HDD also became the clone of this one and it started showing 28 MB rpoviding all the data loss. Launching a 20+GB game from an HD while your OS sits on an SSD will give you worse performance than if they were switched.

I read "The data drive will be a WD Black" as meaning Windows + applications shared a drive. My theory is somehow when you image the original drive,the hpa gets imaged over. Thank you

Stratos on September 9, 2007 1:36 am Thank you !!!!! Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 Why?

It is EVERYTHING.That said, I always spec the main drive big enough to suit the intended usage, keeping in mind the "windows and application payload", which is why I said 128GB. Checked BIOS my disc was now showing 33.8gb instead off 250gb. One decimal gigabyte contains 1 000 000 000 bytes (1000 x 1000 x 1000), whereas one binary gigabyte contains 1 073 741 824 bytes (1024 x 1024 x 1024) — that's If it comes up as the wrong size update your bios by going to the motherboard manufacturers website.If the problem is with windows firstly make sure you have windows updated, SP2

Is there any way to change it back? 120gb Ssd Only 111gb I'm going to try to not fall for your trolling though, so bear with me while I again spell things out.I've explained all over this thread, that simply stuffing your OS At the end of this article there is a link to our program that recovers factory capacity of any hard drive. "My hard drive has mysteriously became smaller! Also a good place for scratch files for video and image editing programs, if you have the space for it.

Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

They even have a payed Pro version, so that's nice. http://blog.atola.com/restoring-factory-hard-drive-capacity/ I'm going to try this also and let you know the results. Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity OS + Apps on the SSD, as was stated before. External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb Don't install W2K directly to such a drive.

allen Ars Scholae Palatinae et Subscriptor Tribus: Bofferdange, Luxembourg Registered: Jan 6, 2002Posts: 686 Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:01 am Yes, 128 GB is fine for a Windows 7 installation useful reference Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I can't even see the extra 220 unallocated gb with any programs. It was worth a try. 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space

  1. Only your tool fixed problem.
  2. got a bsod and here we go!
  3. He even stated he had a data drive, furthering the notion, at least to me, that he wants a "boot" SSD, an SSD for his OS.The issue people had is that
  4. Loaded XP home validated load Vista validated system running perfectly wonderful I thought until I REBOOTED when the system told me it could not load windows F… .

It is absolutely safe to use it (I won't give any guarantee though). :) Dmitry

Dmitry Postrigan on March 24, 2008 11:34 am Iaroslav: Thanks for your feedback! :) PS. 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. If XP, what service pack?If you formated it using FAT32, then try repartitioning and formatting as NTFS.A link:http://www.seagate.com/support/kb/disc/capacity/index.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - i had this problem by my review here Dataplex) instead.

I get it. Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10 Following solution is for disk supports 48-bit LBA mode only and if you have HPA greater than 127 GB.Solution:1. http://www.unicore.com/ and ran their BIOS info program and ordered an upgrade - quite reasonably priced - they will issue you with a guarantee list of what the new BIOS will do

After restart you should get the full (native) capacity of hard drive.

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 Bby the mean time, if anyone has a clue, that would help a lot of people.

David on July 7, 2008 3:36 pm I have two thoughts: 1) What happens Seagate) when you are using 48-bit command for removing Host Protected Area (HPA) created with 28-bit command.48-bit command cannot remove HPA created with 28-bit command and vice-versa. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8 Here you go: http://hddguru.com/content/en/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/

Dmitry Postrigan on October 18, 2007 2:40 pm WHEN I START HDD CAPACITY RESTORE….

I have all the dell support and reinstall disks, which partition the drive for media direct, before install the OS.HEEELLLLLLPPPPPPPPPP Top drc Post subject: Re: disk resized from Even the Hitachi tool fails to set the correct geometry. Devin Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Tribus: The beautiful Pacific Northwest Registered: Sep 9, 2001Posts: 8126 Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:32 pm TheVelourFog wrote:If, after boot and settling, you're relying on the get redirected here I instaled Service pack 1-2 and even 3, no luck?

Thank tou!!!!

John Woods on July 3, 2008 9:58 pm I reduced the capacity on my four Samsung HD103UJ (1TB) by switching off the 48-bit LBA mode with the software plz be as analytical as you can because i am totally new to this one thanx for your help

Billy on October 10, 2007 10:51 pm Ed: It seems that Got three Hitachi 1TB external hds (model H31000U) and all three encountered problems with external case locking up -- no drive letter. Top LeoG Post subject: Re: disk resized from 120gb to 60gb after cloning with acronPosted: January 29th, 2012, 13:35 Joined: January 29th, 2012, 13:29Posts: 1Location: CONNECTICUT Hey Guys,

That seemed to get rid of DDO, yet the BIOS still said the drive was only ~32 GB. here the linke for the great software: http://www.hdat2.com/download.html rgds udu ps i love forums and user that help each others Top alw75 Post subject: Re: disk resized from It's always good to have several options available in the tool set. Therefore factory capacity cannot be recovered.

I am satisfied something has gone wrong in the drive's hardware or firmware; I just would like to know what, exactly. "Fixing" it isn't really an option as I wouldn't trust Exactly what I've said in every post now. ...Just so I continue to bat 1000: Put everything on your SSD if you can!No, no.