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Windows 7: WD Red 3TB external HDD showing up as 746GB

05 Jun 2015   #21

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NotGettinJunger View Post
Sorry for the delay. I couldn't work out a way to get access to a PC (within a reasonable timeframe) so I took my chance to send it back. I hope this hasn't wasted anyone's time, I really appreciate the responses. I'll just go back to plan A and buy a cheaper 2TB seagate as that will definitely work with the enclosure....and postpone the problem till that one fills up!

CKWD - I wasn't planning to boot from that drive; it goes in the jbod enclosure and then attaches to my NAS to extend backup capacity. The 2 drives were showing up seperately in the system.
Well then in that case I hope you won't be having trouble with the next hard drive. :)

Good luck!


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