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Please contact your system or motherboard manufacturer for this information. No data will be affected by this operation, but I cannot provide any guarantee. This is needed because most BIOSes will disable HPA/DCO operations to ensure that nothing can reset or damage that hidden area. Bo. this content

Is there chance to recover my files or HDD? anyway thats when the surfing started until I accidently came across your site which solved the problem in the time it took me to load your program. by linkit / September 1, 2006 3:35 PM PDT In reply to: return and exchange Formatting largr HD's into more than one partition is done all the time. It won't harm the data since it does not access the "user data area" at all.

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Solution : Contact your system or motherboard manufacturer for a BIOS upgrade or use an EIDE controller card. 8.4GB Barrier: There is an 8.4GB drive limitation on some traditional system BIOSs. One side note: The tool requires that the drive you're resetting be on its own IDE channel. Jackie

Jackie Sherwood on January 19, 2008 9:03 am Jackie: My article fully answers your question, please take some time to read it :) (see binary/decimal section)

Dmitry Postrigan

I did everything, updated the BIOS of my mobo (Gigabyte X38-DS5) and nothing happened. This was not necessary - but the error dialogue in the next version of the software should ask users to check that the drive is a) on its own channel and Best regards, WR

Whalerider on December 4, 2007 5:10 pm I must echo what WR said…in my case ~30GB of irreplaceable data…and I'd been at it for 5 months, off Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10 Recommendations Once the hardware limit has been overcome by using an updated BIOS or a controller card, then specific drivers must be loaded so that your version of Windows will allow

Is it normal to appear this Factory capacity message? External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb Ask a question and give support. Please try to run this program on another platform" -which I did, as well as on others of the four drives… No progress. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2875896/1tb-showing-full-200gb-files.html Thanks in advance.

Sunil on November 6, 2007 11:41 pm Hi, I have a Sata hdd 320G installed win xp and serivce pack 2, on drive.

A few bucks is a bargain for this free utility. Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 Below is a quick reference chart that you may use as a guide to determine the drive capacity supported by your BIOS. It is absolutely safe to use it (I won't give any guarantee though). :) Dmitry

Dmitry Postrigan on March 24, 2008 11:34 am Iaroslav: Thanks for your feedback! :) PS. WD needs to make installing drives a helluva lot easier, thats just my 2 cents Aug 28, 2003 #10 young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 993 Re: I KNOW WHAT TO DO

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Windows installs, but neither partitioning nor LBA handling is correct. I tried every HDD Diagnostic tool i found but still I cant recover my data or even my hard drive. Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - A note on bios upgrades by Merranvo / September 2, 2006 7:13 PM PDT In reply to: Time to upgrade your BIOS (or Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity If it comes up as the wrong size update your bios by going to the motherboard manufacturers website.If the problem is with windows firstly make sure you have windows updated, SP2

goodluck, hope this saves you like 6 hours..... news It was performed with STLab SATA adapter and ESATA portable HDD box (and SATA-ESATA cable). when i go to properties he only detecs 127G . All Rights Reserved. 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space

I had a problem loading win xp that is related to the DDO. After a power cycle all the partitions came back with the data intact. Mustnged, Dec 16, 2003 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. have a peek at these guys I have the new WD320 hard drive for laptops.

Found this software and bingo had my original drive back in seconds. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit BIOS Dates prior to May not support drives larger than Aug 1994 528MB Feb 1996 2.1GB Jan 1998 8.4GB Jun 1999 32GB A brief description of each limitation appears below: 137GB worked like a champ. (I had to first "uninstall" the drive from windows, which i think did it partially automatically) but once so and rebooted, the program worked perfect and i

Windows Vista does not have any issue with big drives.

Otherwise for now I would say that you are out of luck. Thanks

Dmitry Postrigan on October 3, 2007 4:26 pm Hi Dimitry I need some help with my disk a Maxtor 250GB SATA2, under Win-XP + P4 it shows 120 GB There is also a registry key in Windows 2000/XP that will do the same thing, I believe. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8 If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

WD 2000GB Hdd's problem??? It is important to realize that the reported capacity of a large drive may often appear as less than expected. How can I restore its full capacity?" There are several common reasons of why your hard drive might lose some megabytes or even gigabytes: Your Operating System does not support LBA48 check my blog Question is..

thanks, jasi

JaSi on January 7, 2008 6:49 pm Спасибо!!! Очень выручает эта прога. Часто приходится сталкиваться с такими проблемами по роду деятельности

Servise on January 8, 2008 4:12 Quote: "There is some risk to your data if you use a drive that is larger than 137GB and your system does not support it properly. It would load fine and run as any other.