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Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
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Posted By Mike8622
Ohh, ok, I finally get it :o Well, looks like I...

Ohh, ok, I finally get it :o Well, looks like I learned a lesson the hard way then. I should have never started messing with this if I couldn't get it all the way back to 100% stock. I figured it was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
I do believe this is why you can't use the whole...

I do believe this is why you can't use the whole 3TB[/QUOTE]

That doesn't make sense, though if the drive was showing as 3TB usable storage right out of the box before I started messing with it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
No the drive was formatted to NTSF and showed all...

No the drive was formatted to NTSF and showed all 3TB (well, not all 3TB, but close enough) right out of the box.

I'm confused now, though, I see what you mean about disk size on the left and it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Ok, now we're cooking with gas!!! :D I was able...

Ok, now we're cooking with gas!!! :D I was able to format 1.99TB to NTFS and the drive is now showing as G. New problem, the remaining 746.52GB (refer to post #25 for picture or one below)...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Ok, I deleted the 256GB volume, the other 2...

Ok, I deleted the 256GB volume, the other 2 "unallocated" volumes couldn't be deleted. Now when I plug the HDD in it's shown as a drive only under devices and printers, but it's not accessible for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Sorry for the delay, Monday's suck. Thanks...

Sorry for the delay, Monday's suck.

Thanks for all the responses! I'm going to try to delete all 3 "volumes" in disk management based on alphanumeric's suggestion. Then I'm going to try "gparted"...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
In case it helps, this is what my HDD looks like...

In case it helps, this is what my HDD looks like under disk management. Can I just delete all 3 of the "volumes" (partitions) to get it back to it's factory settings?
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Ok, I downloaded and ran SeaTools for Windows...

Ok, I downloaded and ran SeaTools for Windows that was linked and it came back that my drive was "in working condition" but I'm still stuck showing 255GB. Is there another option that I should be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
No, I wasn't able to format it. I'm in the...

No, I wasn't able to format it. I'm in the process of trying to get the drive back to factory settings so I can sell or return it. I guess this is a rare case of bigger not being better ;)

I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Thank you! I'm going to try this tonight. I'll...

Thank you! I'm going to try this tonight. I'll post back when I'm finished
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Sorry if I'm coming across as an idiot or these...

Sorry if I'm coming across as an idiot or these are basic questions, but where would I find the "Seagate manufacturers utility"? I tried Googling it but came up empty. I have been searching for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Thanks for the reply. Is there a tutorial or...

Thanks for the reply. Is there a tutorial or guide somewhere that explains how to delete partitions on W7? I'm not familiar with HDD's what-so-ever. If there isn't could you give me a step by step or...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
I will check Seagate's website and see if there's...

I will check Seagate's website and see if there's anything, but how do I get my drive back to being a 3TB drive instead of a 255GB drive? Sorry, but I'm kind of freaking out that I lost all that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Ok, I ran the HP software and it finished quickly...

Ok, I ran the HP software and it finished quickly with an error that it was read/write (sorry, I didn't write it down :() I then downloaded the "Free Partition Manager" and it doesn't even see my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Sorry I've been MIA, I've been incredibly sick :(...

Sorry I've been MIA, I've been incredibly sick :(

I tried to format the whole drive in fat32format originally and it spit out a bunch of error messages. I will try it again. I have a new problem,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Golden, My issue is getting windows to see...

Golden,

My issue is getting windows to see my fat32 partition so I can add media to the drive. Right now it keeps telling me I have to format (NTFS) the drive to use it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Friendly bump. Can anyone help me please??

Friendly bump. Can anyone help me please??
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Ok, now I have a new problem. I used fat32format...

Ok, now I have a new problem. I used fat32format and made a partition of 2TB. The program gave me numerous errors messages, but my drive is now split. One is 2TB, the other the remaining GB's....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
I tried fat23format for the entire 3TB and I kept...

I tried fat23format for the entire 3TB and I kept getting errors 5 seconds in. I'm going to try formatting 2TB and see if it works.

I don't know how I missed that the PS3 won't read drives over...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
Thanks, Golden. I heard that running an Ubuntu...

Thanks, Golden. I heard that running an Ubuntu "Live CD" and formatting in Linux would be easy as pie. I was saving that as a last ditch effort because I know nothing about Linux.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Feb 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 71,486
Posted By Mike8622
[HELP!] Format a 3TB External HDD to FAT32

Hello Trusty Seven Forum!

It seems whenever I have a computer issue I come here and the great members always help me. Well, here I am again..

I just bought a 3TB external HDD to store all my...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 19,636
Posted By Mike8622
Ok, so it appears to be fixed. I closed all my...

Ok, so it appears to be fixed. I closed all my tabs and open windows in Chrome. Opened them back up and the task bar now appears when I hover over it. Weird stuff. Thanks for your help! This forum is...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 19,636
Posted By Mike8622
Thanks for the instructions. I'll give it a try...

Thanks for the instructions. I'll give it a try later and I'll post back if it was successful or not
Forum: General Discussion 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 19,636
Posted By Mike8622
if I uninstall chrome will I lose all my...

if I uninstall chrome will I lose all my bookmarks/extensions?
Forum: General Discussion 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 19,636
Posted By Mike8622
I just tried it in IE and it works fine, so I'm...

I just tried it in IE and it works fine, so I'm assuming it's Chrome?
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