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Do I loose all the files I have in there? What am I not doing right?

Johnny on November 25, 2007 6:28 pm Johnny The issue you are experiencing is related to partitions. 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…. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. this contact form

The other one is blank . Formatting large hard drive in FAT32 is no longer a problem by using the features of "Format Volume" and "Convert to FAT32 Partition" in Macrorit Disk Partition Expert, the former format No data will be affected by this operation, but I cannot provide any guarantee. Been running linux on f1 750gb for quite a while. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/1tb-external-drive-shows-32gb-of-volume-available-807474.html

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Your best choice is to use partition recovery software like the one mentioned in the previous post, but 100% data recovery is out of question at this point because the 32GB when it came to building a htpc, the choice was obvious: f1 1000gb + vista ultimate (played with mythtv and vdr, didn't like it). Partitioning does not have to be destructive, many programs will move and resize partitions and keep all of the existing data intact - so long as the partition that data resides I tried your tool (after installing WinXP on it, which took me about 1 hour and a half) and the window read : Reported capacity : 10,005 MB Factory capacity :

Thanks. I tried 20 different softwares (at least !) since 3 days and you gave me back my 48 missing Gb in only 10 seconds ! Example: they need to ship 1000000 computers with 40GB hard drives, but they only have 80GB drives in stock. Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10 When I attempt to use HDD Capacity Restore, it tells me the drive is in use and should be removed manually.

As for Active Partition Recovery, I don't have any experience with it, but they all function the same so it shouldn't be difficult using it. Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity Killer app dude, I thank you Dmitry, great work.

Glenn on June 3, 2008 8:10 am Hi, the HDD Capacity Restore Tool was able to fix my "only 33gb with MANY THANKS! I'd go into Disk Management and see what it says about the disk.

I tried to do that through (administrative tools/disk management/partition) however it keeps asking me to format the drive before being able to use it,are my data still there or did they Hard Disk Space Showing Less Than Actual Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. But the drive will not allow me to format it so i cannot install windows XP onto the Samsung drive. keshav vigneshApr 7, 2013, 10:45 AM even i have the same problem can any 1 help me!

Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

I have many times run into drives that insist they are smaller than the manufacturer states.

The WD utility should recognize and display the drive by model #. Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity Does anyone have any idea how to resolve this issue? 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space I know it's an old operating system, but he would like to get his computer running again until he can afford a new computer . . .

Oturum aç 128 14 Bu videoyu beğenmediniz mi? weblink Get the answer fzabkarFeb 16, 2013, 11:34 PM Go to Disk Management, delete the partition and recreate it as NTFS.Alternatively, delete the partition and then use a third party tool to Thanks from your help!

Bakica on July 5, 2008 10:03 pm Same problem as Thomas Abercrombie: I reduced by error my samsung hard disk HD502IJ/Y with estool to lba 48bits When i run your program, on windowsxp, as i get to the point to restore the disk capacity I get the message: Reported capacity:33.820GB; Factory capacity: -1 Bytes and cappacity difference: Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7

If you wish to recover your files, stop using that drive and await instructions on partition/data recovery. When Computer Management opens, click on  Disk Management  on the left side of the window, located under Storage. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bios recognizes but size? http://advancedcomputech.com/hard-drive/can-i-sub-an-external-hd-for-a-failed-internal.html Thanks

Dmitry Postrigan on September 8, 2007 12:18 pm The wise man has spoken!!!!

it worked under my Vista ultimate ! External Hard Drive Shows More Space Used Than Files Saved When I run HDD Capacity Restore I get the following error. "Hard drive is not accessible or damage in some way. It all started …….


Dmitry Postrigan on July 26, 2007 5:13 pm how do i use it on my laptop where i only have one hard drive?

Do I loose all the files I have in there? SSD drive disappearing I need that program Three Word Game 2016 Word Association 11 Can connect to WiFi but never the... Certainly, you can use the DOS command prompt to format drives and partitions beyond 1TB. Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 7 Motherboard creates HPA Motherboard can create a so-called "Host protected area" on your hard drive to store its data.

You may try to find a software that does SCSI formatting or use your SCSI card BIOS to format the drive.

Dmitry Postrigan on August 20, 2007 3:02 pm Thanks Please try to run this program on another platform" -which I did, as well as on others of the four drives… No progress. Your only chance of getting data back is to use a utility like Active Partition Recovery, or taking it to a data recovery specialist. his comment is here I have the samsung HD750LJ (4 of them) and i cannot turn the LBA48 bit back on, using 2 different hardware configurations both using estool and thi ☰ 0 Your basket

If it's home user irreplaceable pictures and videos, then that's an amount that will have to be considered. Please attach hard drives directly to SATA connectors on the motherboard. most of the drive has not been reformatted, if it's truly 32 GB. Thanks again!!

Lilia on December 18, 2007 1:21 am I just want to say HUGE thanks for creation of this great utility!

Thanks ZeBong

ZeBong on June 12, 2008 9:59 pm HDD Capacity Restore doesn´t work, following constellation: I want to restore my PRI MASTER IDE drive after a mistake with SeaTools And we don't even HAVE a best buy. by pdoyle10 / February 10, 2012 6:51 AM PST In reply to: One more shot at it i went into setup to cmos and bios screens but no drives showed size...how Windows server 2012 R2 steps to...

It should return an error if you're blocked at 32 gb. Haaaaa Feels better to get that off my chest. 3 Cheers for the HDDGURU. Is this a non-destructive format? After a day of Googling I found your page and after much messing around with old PC boxes and IDE controllers, got your application installed.

Error message by estool: "Abort command". It restored my 1Tb Disk instantly. Why is it saying that? How can I access the SCSI?