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Registered: ‎02-28-2012

2.5 Tb only can see 280 Gb Partition



I have two identical  2.5 Tb WD hard drives in my system.  One drive currently shows up as 2.5 tb under disk management in windows 7 64 bit while the other drive only shows as being 280 Gb. The 280 gb is all that shows up regardless of whether it is partitioned or not. I am using GPT and not MBR. I use a hot swap tray. Seems that both drives were showing at 2.5 Tb when I first started using them.


Any ideas??



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Registered: ‎08-04-2010

Re: 2.5 Tb only can see 280 Gb Partition

Sometimes using these larger drives in enclosures causes problems with the size being recognized.


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