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Sign in to report inappropriate content. AskSeagate 40,659 views 5:17 UEFI Installation of Windows 7 - Duration: 10:30. I don't keep up as much as I should, but I must have missed the memo that everyone got about not to buy a drive larger then 2tb for your system. I am just going to wait till I get a better board.

Just some of the USB keys I have. Welcome to the Ars OpenForum. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Quote #11 Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:50 pm Ryu Connor wrote:Gilligan wrote:That's what I feared...

Come inside! Do not post pirated content or promote it in anyway. I wave, but they don't slow down.-- Steven Wilson Top Forge Lord High Gerbil Posts: 8174 Joined: Wed Dec 26, 2001 7:00 pm Location: SouthEast PA Re: Windows 8 Install

Sign in Statistics Add translations 56,626 views 163 Like this video? But even if it's compatible Windows 7 might not be able to boot from the drive. Any other problems with windows 8 let me know, ive been testing it since it was released to beta. Just make your partition smaller during setup.

Now I can just shrink the partition to get the extra space back Thanks all for your help My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can Didn`t you get a window asking you how you wanted it confoigured when you 1st hooked it up and booted up Windows 7 ? Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Published on Dec 4, 2014Many of u guys told me uve been having troubles getting windows to recognize ur hard drives at the capacity of 3tb and 4tb.

windows setup will format that disk via gpt - and should add it boot manager files into the current bcd My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that No recovery partition after a clean install of windows 8.1 in Installation & Setup Hello, I built up a new PC featuring a brand new SSD (i.e fully unallocated). Working... Installing windows says it cannot install on a GPT drive.

Hope this helps. Wung Ying 10,152 views 0:51 How to Format a 3TB or 4TB Hard Drive - Duration: 1:07. Care to elaborate on that? Top Ryu Connor Gold subscriber Global Moderator Posts: 4143 Joined: Thu Dec 27, 2001 7:00 pm Location: Marietta, GA Contact: Contact Ryu Connor Website Re: Windows 8 Install on 3TB

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MahNimbus 21,794 views 6:41 Six Terabyte Hard Drive - Duration: 9:27. It is the BIOS issue. Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS 8700 OS Windows 3.1 > Windows 10 CPU I7 Memory 24 GB Quote 16 Jan 2015 #7 NotGeoff View Profile View Forum Posts check over here When I boot windows 7, I can see the large partition on the 3TB drive and can use it no problem.

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Here's my setup: Windows 8.1 64bit system builder DVD Gigabyte...

sorry for my writing, english is not my primary language. Sign in to report inappropriate content. Special K Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Jan 10, 2007Posts: 60 Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:47 pm Well I guess UEFI bios booting was not working after all. Top Arvald Silver subscriber Gerbil Elite Posts: 634 Joined: Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:14 pm Location: Gerbil-land, Canada Re: Windows 8 Install on 3TB Hard Drive?

Working... I always try to avoid asking questions that have been answered, but I can't find a solution to this one... Skip navigation Sign inSearch Loading... An HDD can be initialized as mbr or gpt.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Keep it civil and on topic. Sign in Transcript Add translations 21,829 views 18 Like this video? My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

MahNimbus 17,223 views 15:46 How To Fully Use Your 3TB Hard Drive on Windows 7 (MBR to GPT) - Duration: 7:01. Jun 29, 2013 Win7 uses more than 4GB Apr 2, 2013 Win7 on Compaq6710b does not recognize external hdd Feb 25, 2014 External HDD not being recognized by Win7 Oct 23, crazydee "Pilotus Lotus" Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor Tribus: Anglia, UK Registered: Jul 14, 2000Posts: 6659 Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:14 am DrPizza wrote:Zaphod wrote:So nothing with the same physical Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

irockoz 5,693 views 1:11 How To Find and Fully Use Your 3TB Hard Drive Windows 7 - Duration: 4:29.