Hdd problems

By eyemfedup2
Sep 28, 2008
  1. i cant take it anymore
    i cant figure this out
    i have a wd 200eb 20gb hdd but it only shows 8 gigs total space
    have erased, partitioned, formatted and still will only show 8gb.
    no extended partitions????
    whats the deal???
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

  3. mGuy

    mGuy TS Rookie

    I had an old 200 GB drive that when I installed it in a new system showed only 32GB. I used HDD Capacity Restore Tool and was able to access the entire drive - ymmv. I can not post the link (post count too low) - google HDD Capacity Restore Tool
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    The 32GB issue is usually a jumper on older ATA drives, that has been set to allow 32Gig only
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