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Maybe he had it installed?Mike michschu1Nov 28, 2008, 4:30 AM I know its kinda late but still... This is similar to the IDNF but relates to the data. Here's the link; but, this doesn't apply just to Seagate drives. I hope he has fixed his problems by now bydesignSep 30, 2007, 7:34 AM PaulC2K said: Has anybody any idea why a 500GB HDD would appear as 128GB? weblink

solved 500gb SSD not recognised in bios and also showing 59gb only solved I seem to have lost all my 14 years of photos (500GB) on my wd 3TB only showing maury73Jun 28, 2006, 3:02 AM Where it appears as 128GB? The rest of the drive is simply undefined. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. imp source

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vulefuJul 3, 2006, 7:53 PM Quote: Has anybody any idea why a 500GB HDD would appear as 128GB? After I changed the register entry (value 0x00000001 (1)) I immediately found all four partitions, ready to be formatted. Dutch rascalSep 30, 2007, 2:17 AM The hint that Vije gave defenitely solves the problem. srikasSep 22, 2009, 11:50 PM Thanks to all.I was adding Hitachi 500G, with Intel D845WN chip set mother board, Winodws XP with SP3Latest BIOS P15.

  1. The Windows XP system kept me thinking that only one partition of 126 Gb was added.
  2. tdubbersJun 29, 2006, 3:50 AM Install a drive over 128GB in a system running service pack 1 and see what it recognizes it as, I'll bet you can only access 128GB.
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  4. If the sector that holds this information is corrupt there is no way for the hard drive to locate this sector and it will return the result IDNF.
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Works nicely!Vije PaperdocSep 1, 2007, 5:29 AM Seems a lot of confusion here between formatting and partitioning! An AMNF error means that the ID Marker info WAS found but that the data in the markers that goes with that address were NOT found, again losing 512 bytes of After Windows installation as been completed and Service Pack 1 (for Windows XP) or Service Pack 3 (for Windows 2000) have been installed, the remaining empty area of the hard drive Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 The OS?

Then the heads read each and every sector ID block to determine if it is the correct one using the "translator." If the ID field is corrupt there is nothing to Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity Disks only showed 128/137 gig. All rights reserved. And if you were referring to someone else, sorry, don't go to hell) BustedSonyOct 1, 2007, 8:10 PM sturm said: Quote: Install a drive over 128GB in a system running service

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Partitioning by willivon4 / February 1, 2007 11:29 PM PST In reply to: specs I haven't worked with the latest WD utilities but I have a Maxtor 200gig hard drive in the system. Please contact your motherboard or controller card manufacturer to determine if your hardware supports 48-bit LBA addressing.

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Alex Ethridge, Jun 27, 2004 #3 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. http://www.datarecovery.net/articles/hard-drive-sector-damage.aspx About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center ThemeWelcome · log in · join Show navigation Hide navigation HomeReviewsHowChartsLatestSpeed TestRun TestRun PingHistoryPreferencesResultsRun StreamsServersCountryToolsIntroFAQLine QualitySmoke 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space By default it will refuse to make a partition larger than 137 GB to protect you from earlier OS's. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8 Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

The 137Gig figure sounds close to the size of the C: drive in that machine. have a peek at these guys It applies to all drives 137 and over; the Seagate site just happened to be where I found the fix: Reg48bitLBA for Windows XP SP1 and Windows 2000 SP3 and higher. After the data is written, a 4 byte block of ECC data is written. Dabbers Anonymous, Jun 16, 2004 #1 Anonymous Guest Maybe it does, according to the features list (8 gig, 32, 137 gig) limits are shown, but I guess I am asking Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

It is possible for ECC to improperly correct data under certain circumstances if the data occurs in a certain order. Unfortunately this is the Only thread about this topic I can find anywhere. Can't find your answer ? check over here After the 512 bytes are read the drive will calculate the ECC Info and reads the ECC blocks of data and compares them.

This will permit full access to drives withcapacities up to 144 hard-drive Petabytes, or 128 Microsoft Petabytes.By necessity, any hard drive that advertises a useful capacity greater than 137GB must support Seagate Low Level Format Bump! And again, you can specify whether to partition it into one big 500 GB drive or into several smaller partitions.

I use an orgional xp install disk.

ECC is used to check the integrity of the data being read. Quit Registry Editor. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Hard Disk Space Showing Less Than Actual Installed SP1 and windows would have access to the whole disk.

It has to be interpreted back on its way out before it becomes a 0 or a 1. Free external hard drive or usb flash with each completed recovery Request Quote Common Hard Drive Error Codes and Diagnostics: BSY - drive busy DRDY - Drive ready to accept commands Either1. http://pseudoblog.net/hard-drive/drives-not-responding.html The usual solution is to upgrade to SP4 for Windows 2000 or SP2 for Windows XP, though you could also decide to partition the hard drive into three chunks, each one

Also have it formatted. Are you saying I should be banned? So you proably should sinstall the Seagate utilities on your hard disk, then run it from there under Windows. SP2 was the likely problem.

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what kind of drive is it that works? If I missed it, I apologize in advance. by John.Wilkinson / January 29, 2007 9:03 AM PST In reply to: Missing 50% of Hard Drive..(WD 320gig) Each operating system, and each computer itself (think system BIOS), has a maximum Share: Data Loss?

All rights reserved. Am I correct in assuming that I still need to apply this registry entry in order to allow support for 137 gig and higher drives? I doubt the other 2 are likely. Log in or Sign up Eraser Forum Home Forums > Eraser > DBAN (Dariks Boot and Nuke) Support > This site uses cookies.

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