WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1 installation


#1

Hi.

Today I installed 1 terb wdd WD10EARS-00Y5B1, It shows only 33 MB capacity .

HELP.

Thanks

P.S. Here is my storage report :

--------[EVEREST Home Edition © 2003-2005 Lavalys, Inc.]------------------------------------------------------------

    Version                                           EVEREST v2.20.405
    Homepage                                          http://www.lavalys.com/
    Report Type                                       Quick Report
    Computer                                          JSINAN (sinanj)
    Generator                                         sinan
    Operating System                                  Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
    Date                                              2010-05-19
    Time                                              18:35

--------[Windows Storage]---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

  [HP Photosmart C3183 USB Device]

    Device Properties:
      Driver Description                                HP Photosmart C3183 USB Device
      Driver Date                                       7/1/2001
      Driver Version                                    5.1.2535.0
      Driver Provider                                   Microsoft
      INF File                                          disk.inf

  [WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1]

    Device Properties:
      Driver Description                                WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1
      Driver Date                                       7/1/2001
      Driver Version                                    5.1.2535.0
      Driver Provider                                   Microsoft
      INF File                                          disk.inf

    Device Manufacturer:
      Company Name                                      Western Digital Corporation
      Product Information                               http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products

  [WDC WD10EVVS-63E1B1]

    Device Properties:
      Driver Description                                WDC WD10EVVS-63E1B1
      Driver Date                                       7/1/2001
      Driver Version                                    5.1.2535.0
      Driver Provider                                   Microsoft
      INF File                                          disk.inf

    Device Manufacturer:
      Company Name                                      Western Digital Corporation
      Product Information                               http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products

  [HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-E40L USB Device]

    Device Properties:
      Driver Description                                HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-E40L USB Device
      Driver Date                                       7/1/2001
      Driver Version                                    5.1.2535.0
      Driver Provider                                   Microsoft
      INF File                                          cdrom.inf

    Device Manufacturer:
      Company Name                                      LG Electronics
      Product Information                               http://www.lge.com/catalog/proddivergent?categoryId=CTG1000500
      Firmware Download                                 http://www.lge.com/support/software.jsp


#2

Did you try the advanced formatting?


#3

Do you have a Gigabyte motherboard with an Xpress Recovery BIOS? If so, then your BIOS has truncated your drive.

See these threads:
http://forum.hddguru.com/lost-partition-hitachi-1gb-hdt721010sla360-t15662.html
http://forums.seagate.com/t5/ATA-and-Serial-ATA-drives/1-5TB-SATA-suddenly-showing-at-500GB-and-asking-to-be-formated/m-p/52238

Other references:

http://tw2005.giga-byte.com/MotherBoard/FileList/NewTech/tech_xpress3.htm
http://www.hdat2.com/hdat2_faq.html#q1


#4

Hi to ALL.

It was defected and I got replacement which is working fine.

Thanks to ALL.