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Well, I'm gonna make another coffee now and wish you and your machine all the best & good luck! Does this mean I need a ghosting program to copy everything on my computer in case it crashes? They basically create a specially signed driver to make Windows XP compatible with the GPT partitioning scheme. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: How to get Windows XP to reconize a 2 TB SATA internal drive The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal Source

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:02 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site. Now I would advise you Acronis True Image, with Plus Pack. I have all my data backed up on several external USB drives. There is absolutely no reason to use such an antiquated OS unless there is a particular piece of software you really need that will not run at all in Windows 7. a fantastic read

Windows Xp External Hard Drive Size Limit

And the issues I had with a 2940 & 3950 in another system should have taught me that. Seems the OP was more concerned about spending his cash on a new hard drive rather than using it to put the most current (and by far best version) of Windows But we should all be using GPT instead of MBR by then I suspect that'll be quite some time from now. 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).

  1. I am running XP Home SP3 32 bit and using a 3TB external USB drive for backups and storage only, no system.
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  3. And 3TB drives have been on the market for about a year now.
  4. That's why I always keep these things apart on my main drive, by using 2 or more partitions; Window and Data.
  5. I can write to it and read from it.
  6. Its a lacie 3tb external drive.
  7. Try to choose GPT first.
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I would prefer to avoid this. The drive size that the OS sees for a R5 array is (n-1n)*size. When into Computer Management Disk 0 Basic is 1866.01 GB Online; 127 GB NTFS and ( 1735.03 GB unallocated). Thank you Doug Reply Martin Brinkmann February 9, 2012 at 4:42 pm # Doug, Paragon since then has removed the program from the Early Adopters page.

What Browser are you primarily using ? [Microsoft] by Jackarino270. If you show Properties on the formatted drive, it will show Capacity in bytes, which will be at or above the 2,000,000,000,000 number.This is consistent across XP, Vista and Win7. USB3 should be compatible with USB2, so I guess your cord is usable, as long as it fits the port properly. Get More Info What price your data?

XP was released in a time when SATA drives didn't even exist let alone today's giant size multi-TB hard disks and there can be (not saying there will be) a possible I triedWindows "diskpart.exe" but have trouble getting that to provide what I want.I'd like to "see" if it has more than one partition. Also recognized in Windows Explorer. But OK - I would almost guarantee that 100% of US companies still running XP are not connecting 2TB+ hard drives to their client machines and running their businesses like that.

Windows Xp Gpt Driver

The root of this is Windows XP x86 is MBR only meaning that the limitation is to do with MBR Disks exceeding 2TB must use GPT which extends the limit significantly, http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r20672476-Maximum-Hard-Drive-Size-for-Windows-XP-32-bit I tried to install anyway and it tells me it will not work with this OS (Win XP 32). Windows Xp External Hard Drive Size Limit Information on Windows Disk support can be found here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463525#removablemedia Or course, that being said, I have seen external drive manufacturers combining a GPT loader in with their drives which will Windows 7 Maximum Hard Drive Size I understand that normally I need GPT (GUID partition table), and then I can't use Windows XP 32 bit anymore.

It's kind of like those Western Digital external drives with hardware encryption. http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-license-vs-2-hard-drives.php Vocalpoint said: ↑ Another minor concern is the failure rate of these 2TB+ drives...some of the vendors are seeing huge failure rates....probably why I haven't bought anything this big yet. 1TB If you do not understand the point (or more importantly - the need) of running an up to date OS with today's ultra modern high capacity drives...probably shouldn't be wasting your I would imagine this would cause lag on I/O as it is another stack process.

Reply Arnoud Mulder October 2, 2011 at 12:08 pm # will, did you create the partitions using GPT?according to this XP64 does support datadisks using GPThttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table#Windows_x64_64-bit_versionsfaq about gpt:http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463525how to create gpt Microsoft Windows calculates it by powers of 2, so the drive will show up with only 1.82 TB (rounded up). Although I am starting to hear good things about some of the newer cards. · actions · 2008-Jul-4 11:09 pm · [email protected]

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involves registry editing), so I avoid any Acronis product unless it is a live CD/USB (ie. You can just put these in a search-engine to find your way 7BA9F5C301312635F86FCE86F251F672623144BF + bd6de78e80b12e35745d733445e97db799180f47 + A5CC90571D77EAA8CB20B6112F6B7C9398626776 and download them. And at 512 bytes per sector, that comes out to 2TB. 4K sector size ATA disks do exist, but I have only seen them used in CE devices.Another problem we'll run

Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > serendipitydawg Active Member Thread Starter Location: UK I want to add another drive to my PC.

I think you are missing some context here. Reply Tor Rent December 11, 2015 at 9:33 pm # Sounds like you still choose the MBR partitioning-scheme and reached it's size limit. VP Vocalpoint, Mar 28, 2011 #22 Schwinnparamount Active Member Location: University Place, WA, USA If you upgrade your existing XP machine to Windows 7, you will have to back up Reply Dave October 5, 2013 at 1:06 am # I have a dual boot Win XP (32 bit) and Windwows 7 (64 Bit) system.

I don't know another method of checking partitions. I wish you a good fix and I think you just would be better off if you could return the 3TB (it's quite new and ain't used much, right? Tangent Space of the Heisenberg Group A multiplication algorithm by Paul Erdős: how does it work? http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-doesn-t-see-drives-anymore.php Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

If the enclosure dies, then so does your data because you won't be able to decrypt the drive to retrieve it.As for XP x86 users just getting a 2TB... If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? Once I started searching 'enable gpt win xp' I found this article, read 'Paragon' and then I kew it...; I already had their driver installed on my desktop! :-) And I HDD The Guardian Series: Highly Specialized Internal Drives Rescue We Can Recover Your Files, Just in Case.

So I will get Windows 7 64 bit. –carlo.borreo Nov 9 '11 at 23:00 1 @Rookie: This post was for XP. There is a limit to the total number of sectors that a MBR partition table can have. VP Vocalpoint, Mar 28, 2011 #20 DragonQ Well-Known Member Location: The Moon Vocalpoint said: ↑ If it were me - dealing with terabytes of data - it's wouldn't be the Quite honestly, that's not about 1TB loss, you have roughly 1.7 tb, almost 2 in my opinion.

Does that apply only to the system drive? I don't understand your point.Click to expand... Most importantly, you must be sure you have your original software install disks!!!! I bought it over a year go, tried formatting, all the different ways, in fact I remember now I did download paragon, but I still couldn't get it to work.

You may split it up in two or more partitions on for instance Windows 7, but my guess is you won't escape the use of GPT partitioning scheme if you want If that doesn't work I am selling it and getting a different one. With that PC you could properly format your drive GPT style with the maximum size. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - You will never see 2048 GB on a drive by jjjjjjjjjj / December 18, 2010 7:26 AM PST In reply to: What is

I think you may have better luck disconnecting your old disk first, then set your bios to raid to start a new installation. If your WD external drive is larger than 2TB and you select the Most Compatible setting, it will not be recognized by Windows XP. I think the upgrade cost is greater than the cost of a 2 TB drive. I have USB2 on my tower.

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