Hitacho 3TB HDD

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by cyberbot, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. cyberbot

    cyberbot MDL Senior Member

    Jul 30, 2011
    #1 cyberbot, Apr 29, 2012
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2012
    hey guys
    after my HDD is dead i bought 3TB hitach and connect to the pc,
    basicaly all went fine, the only thing is the 3TB seem as 800 GB,
    can you please advise how to fix this?
    i applied already the latest BIOS update, and it didn't help
    my computer is HP OEM,

    much appreciate
  2. PhaseDoubt

    PhaseDoubt MDL Expert

    Dec 24, 2011
    #2 PhaseDoubt, Apr 29, 2012
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2012
    What model HP? When you say "attached" what exactly do you mean? If it's in a USB enclosure, it may be the enclosure's capacity is limited to 800GB.

    You might want to check the Hitachi website's FAQs or ask them the question.