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How do I fix this?

It's a Hitachi 3TB. Not for boot drive. GPT & AHCI

ASROCK H55M Pro with Win 7x64
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I forgot the explaination to this bla bla stuff, but I'm sure there's a utility to fix this issue.
I'll be right back at ya.
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Is it partitioned oddly or any of that? Just want to make sure... could you post screenshots or anything like that?
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There's no partitions, it just says 746.39GB unallocated and only gives around the same limit to be partitioned.
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You might have to update your bios.
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Originally Posted by WaveRider69;13308285 
There's no partitions, it just says 746.39GB unallocated and only gives around the same limit to be partitioned.

Update your motherboard BIOs.
    
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I was mistaken. This utility is only released from ASUS and Gigabyte and a few others maybe, cannot find it for ASrock.
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Here's the pic. Actually looking in Partition Wizard instead of windows disk management there's a small 128MB partition. I've deleted them all & applied, no luck, then reset it to GPT again.

unled1wk.jpg

Also I have the newest BIOS 2.20. and I downloaded the 3TB unlocker utility. Reinstalled 3 times and rebooted, still no luck.
Edited by WaveRider69 - 4/28/11 at 12:08pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by WaveRider69;13308388 
Here's the pic. Actually looking in Partition Wizard instead of windows disk management there's a small 128MB partition. I've deleted them all & applied, no luck, then reset it to GPT again.

unled1wk.jpg

Also I have the newest BIOS 2.20. and I downloaded the 3TB unlocker utility. Reinstalled 3 times and rebooted, still no luck.

Do you have the latest motherboard that can support 3tb drives? Is the update for windows installed that allows 3tb drives?
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Originally Posted by Phantom123;13308472 
Do you have the latest motherboard that can support 3tb drives? Is the update for windows installed that allows 3tb drives?
It is Windows 7 64-bit and he formatted as GPT.





Phantom123, try booting with GParted and see what it says.
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