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And lo and behold, it worked. All Rights Reserved. This seems to be a general failure of the program.

czer27 on June 18, 2008 6:46 pm czer27: It is possible that you have a file system or partition corruption MHDD can also access DCO (Device Configuration Overlay), and that allows you to not only change hard drive's capacity, but also switch some hard drive functions, such as LBA48 support, Security

Used a combo of capacity restore and partition find to get all ~900 gigs back. DOW JONES Barron's BigCharts DJX Dow Jones Newswires Factiva Financial News Mansion Global MarketWatch Newsmart NewsPlus Private Markets Risk & Compliance WSJ.com WSJ Pro WSJ Conference WSJ Video NEWS CORP Big After I ran [email protected] Partition Recovery (part of [emailprotected] freeware bundle), it found out that ~50GB of hard disk space was unallocated. But that's not possible since this is my main drive. https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/4659-expansion-post71617.html

Could you please let me know what could have occupied that 10 GB? Sometimes a very broken hard drive may report wrong capacity. W/R/T the comments early in your article about Windows 2000 not supporting drives larger than 137 GB, I'd like to issue a warning. It`s a pity i didn`t find it sooner… spent a horrible week Once aganin thank you…… Sincerely From Argentina….

Canella on September 10, 2007 5:19 pm I have a 160GB

If I INITIALIZE DISK with Computer Management->Disk Management, but not FORMAT, is there a tool to recover what was on the drive?

KW on July 19, 2008 9:58 am well Couldnt get HD Capacity Restore Tool to work on USB so mounted the Toshiba on my desktop as its 2nd HD. Give one artificial respiration breath and then repeat the cycle. 8 Stop periodically to assess the situation. Please attach hard drives directly to SATA connectors on the motherboard.

This kind of partition adjustment can possibly fail and you will need it to restore your original partitions. Now I installed your tool and I got 104 Gig back!!! I have done that and rebooted. http://blog.atola.com/restoring-factory-hard-drive-capacity/ THE PROBLEM TO ME DOESNT SEEM TO BE OF A PHYSICAL ORIGIN SINCE I HAD NO PROBLEMS BEFORE THIS HAPPENED.ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

CDG on October 25, 2007 8:21

but after a format the bios could'nt see more then 33gb. I have the samsung HD750LJ (4 of them) and i cannot turn the LBA48 bit back on, using 2 different hardware configurations both using estool and thi Join Forum | Login Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Down to Business Besides the system readout widget on the desktop, PartedMagic has seven core component icons in the display.

The Logout menu lets you reboot or shut down. http://www.pcworld.com/article/118240/article.html The current version is 6.6, released on Aug. 3. When I connected it to my office computer this morning, Voila! Pippa Elliott, MRCVS Veterinarian, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Pippa Elliott, MRCVS The shape of the English bull terrier's skull means it's most effective to give mouth-to-nose resuscitation.

I have a Seagate 500gb, Momentus 5400.6 harddrive. Reinstall the devices one by one until the problem reappears, and then replace or repair (probably replace) the offending component. I have been emailing a place locally, and this guy estimate $600-900. But do note that zigzag3143 recommended and emphasized that this was only as a last resort.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Thought I had lost everything! Under disk management, it does not see the portable drive either. Thanks

blawson on October 24, 2007 5:31 am You saved me !!

On the left end are the menu list, the mount devices icon, the LXTerminal icon, an icon that opens a detailed help window and the workplaces switcher panel. Thanks, Joaquin

joaquin on February 27, 2008 11:27 am when i turn my toshiba on it only lets me into the bios set up ,it asks for the built in If I am missing anything, you are very welcome to leave a comment :) Good luck!

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Yesterday the OS stopped booting, complaining that the device was not accessible midway thru the booting process, and from that moment on the BIOS detected only 69GB. I've tried your programm but with no luck since also that recognizes only the 33GB. Video What's News Podcast Politics Blogs Think Tank Washington Wire More Politics Video WSJ/NBC News Poll Economy Blogs Real Time Economics More Economic Forecasting Survey Economy Video Business Sections Management Tech/WSJ.D Bby the mean time, if anyone has a clue, that would help a lot of people.

David on July 7, 2008 3:36 pm I have two thoughts: 1) What happens

Houlton & Taylor. I have tried everything that I could think of, Jumpers, reformat, Partition Magic, plugging in to PC via IDE and nothing has worked. Checked BIOS my disc was now showing 33.8gb instead off 250gb. If you've loaded your system with extra hard drives, expansion cards, or a power-hungry graphics card, you may have overloaded your old power supply.

Cool stuff. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Winndows 7 32 bit SandeepP View Public Profile Find More Posts by SandeepP How to revive a dead portable drive? « Previous Thread | Some folks advise using a long cable to run your drive from the freezer once it's at temperature. Asia Europe India 中国 (China) 日本 (Japan) Edition: U.S.

When connected to my computer by USB cable, I see the light on the drive. As far as I can tell there is no limiting jumper setting that I use (even though the drive has such features). I did everything, updated the BIOS of my mobo (Gigabyte X38-DS5) and nothing happened. You can RMA it back to Seagate and get a refurbished one in return in 4-6 weeks, but that could fail faster then a new drive. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn |

This tool allowed me to reset the drive to its full capacity, sans DDO. For a couple of years, I used a Seagate 5 gigabyte Pocket USB hard drive to carry files around the office. I have used it with a computer that probably dont like bigger than 31 GB hard drives so I have probably done some magic back then. Alternately, you can cup both hands around the mouth (and lips if it’s a large dog).

I haven't clicked restore capacity yet. Flag as... EXCELLENT! … only that, back on its original PC, the OS complains again while booting and somehow the drive BIOS capacity goes back to being 69GB. Motherboard creates HPA Motherboard can create a so-called "Host protected area" on your hard drive to store its data.

all the data was stored in it, recently it was not getting detected, even if it gets detected it takes a lot of time and the whole system gets slowed down,not Specialist hospitals that have the highest success rates resuscitating patients have regular drills and practice sessions so that each staff member knows exactly what to do and it comes as second After making sure that the failure wasn't a software problem with the disk, I realized that I finally had a candidate for the deep freeze.