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Windows 7: Hitachi 4TB deckstar only showing up as 1.7 TB?

23 Apr 2012   #1
taudronis

7 64-bit
 
 
Hitachi 4TB deckstar only showing up as 1.7 TB?

Hey there. I have a Dell XPS 8300. I just threw a Hitachi Deckstar 4TB drive in. It shows as 4TB in the BIOS. But in the disk management tool, it's only showing up as 1.7! I have 24X3TB (yes, 72TB) of drives attached via USB3, and they're showing just fine, so it's not the 2TB limit. Any ideas?


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23 Apr 2012   #2
nitroman84

windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

Is the disk partitioned as GPT or MBR? Also are you set up in the BIOS to boot UEFI?
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