Problem with my my external disk doesnt show his true capacity Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: February 23, 2012 11:29 AM in Storage Share coachyt February 23, 2012 9:51:05 AM Hello, my external disc have 1000gb but it show 0gb and I cant see all my files and I can't save in it a file More about : problem external disk doesnt show true capacity | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Hawkeye22 Storage Expert February 23, 2012 10:45:41 AM Did the drive work ok previously? Have you tried to run chkdsk on it? | Report abuse coachyt February 23, 2012 10:55:31 AM yes the drive work ok, but I do not know wot it happen i tried to run chkdsk but in vain | Report abuse Hawkeye22 Storage Expert February 23, 2012 11:09:26 AM Did chkdsk fail? If not, what did it report? Are you able to check the SMART status of the drive? Free utilities like speedfan can check the SMART status. You might also want to download the drive manufacturer's drive tools and check the drive with it. | Report abuse coachyt February 23, 2012 11:29:44 AM no report when I run the command let's me try with this utility soft | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Problem with my my external disk doesnt show his true capacity> Related ressources: ForumDisk management shows different drive capacity from windows explorer ForumExternal hard drive not showing correct gig capacity ForumWhy doesn't my hard drive show full capacity on win xp? ForumReal vs Advertsied HD Capacity - The "7% Rule" ?? ForumCan't Format External HD. Wrong Capacity is Shown. ForumExternal USB3 3TB drive shows 2 devices? ForumVolume Capacity doesnt match partition size ForumMY EXTERNAL hd NT SHOWING FULL CAPACITY . Forumhow to resolve a flash disk that show 0 capacity and it refused to be formated ForumA 4.1 GHz Dual Core at $130 - Can it be True ? ForumReading Data from a external sata disk in a enclosure in pc sata port. ForumTrue Hardware Raid ForumWhy doesnt my files and folders show up on my western digital external ForumClone/backup multiple computers' hard drives onto single external HD? ForumSummer 2006 Memory Stick Fashion Show ForumDisk Management and WIndows explorer show different partition sizes Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumQuality DVD-Writer with Lightscribe or Labelflash ForumHelp needed with choosing SSD ForumHow to recover my disk partitions and files More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !