2TB HDD Under Windows 7 Tags: Windows 7 Disk Management Hard Drives Last response: October 18, 2011 3:40 PM in Windows 7 Share Andy5112405 October 18, 2011 1:47:20 PM Hello, I've just installed a Samsung 2TB HDD into my Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit system. Under Disk Management the system shows the 2TB drive with 1.82TB of available space. However, after formatting I can only use 68% of this ie 1.28TB ???? More about : 2tb hdd windows SR-71 Blackbird a c 395 $ Windows 7 October 18, 2011 1:55:24 PM Did you format to NTFS? electrontau October 18, 2011 1:58:16 PM Had similar issue with my 2TB drive and with NTFS. So I installed latest mobo drivers and solved the problem. Related resources WD 2TB HDD's not recognized by windows 7/8 x64 - Forum How do i transfer my windows 7 from a 100gb partition in a 2tb WD hdd to a 100gb - Forum Most reliable 2TB+ HDD under $100 - Forum i want a pc under 50 grand no monitor and one hdd 2tb - Forum Windows recognizing my 4TB HDD as a 2TB - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Andy5112405 October 18, 2011 2:50:32 PM Yes its formatted NTFS. I'll try newer MOBO drivers but BIOS is seeing the drive as 2TB and Windows 7 ia also seeing it as 2TB. Its just that the useable size is only 1.26TB ?? Hawkeye22 a c 228 $ Windows 7 October 18, 2011 3:40:04 PM How many partitions is disk management showing on the drive? Are all the partitions formatted? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources WD 3TB HDD was recognised as 2TB under WinXP then disappeared. Forum SolvedUnable to detect Hitachi Deskstar 2TB drive in Windows 7 x64 Forum SolvedI installed windows 8 on a 3TB HDD but it only registers as a 2TB hard drive Forum Installed Windows From Bootable USB Onto an SSD. 2TB HDD not found. Forum SolvedToshiba 2tb external HDD reading "Full" on Adobe PS 7 Forum [i5 4670k 2tb hdd r9 270x] vs [i7 4790 1tb hdd r9 270x] Forum My WD 2TB External HDD is not recognized under disk managment Forum SolvedHow do i get win 7 32 bit to recognise a 2tb expansion external hdd Forum 2Tb HDD only recognized as 232Gb in Windows but, the full 2Tb in BIOS Forum SolvedHow to format external 2Tb buffalo hard drive to ntfs windows 7 Forum SolvedWorking Windows 7 install on disk larger than 2TB Forum New seagate 2TB HDD windows installs drivers (NOT LISTEN IN MY COMP) Forum Ultimate HTPC - core i7 950 - Ceton 4 - GTS 450 - 2TB + 640GB HDD - Bl Forum 2TB HDD in Windows Desktop as Time Machine Forum WTS: Asus P8P67, Intel i7 2600K 3.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 240GB SSD, 2TB HDD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !